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Transferring to CALS

Applying as a transfer student may seem complicated. We help take confusion out of the process.

About 20 percent of NC State students begin their college career at another college or university.

Click here to learn more about application deadlines for transfer applicants.

All items should be submitted by each application deadline to ensure a decision on the corresponding notification date.

CALS Transfer Requirements

These are the minimum requirements for consideration by each department. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission. Each program requires a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours, including specific course requirements outlined below:

 

College courses must be equivalent to the NC State credit listed on this chart
  Major Cumulative GPA Requirement Math Requirement(s) English Requirement(s) Science Requirement(s)
Agriculture Science, Agriculture Education, Extension Education 2.5 MA 107 or 111*
(may consider College Algebra)
ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102
Agricultural Business Management, Ag & Resources Economics 3.0 MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO105 & 106 or 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102
Agricultural & Environmental Technology 3.0 MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102
Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems 3.0 (will consider 2.75 on individual basis) MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102
Animal Science 3.0
(2.75 considered on individual basis)
MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO183 OR BIO 181 AND CH 101 &102
Biochemistry 3.0 MA 131 & 231 OR MA 141 & 241 ENG 101 BIO 181 & 183 AND CH 101 & 102 AND 201 & 202
Food Science 2.7 MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 AND CH 101 & 102
Bioprocessing & Nutrition Science 2.7 MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 183 AND CH 101 & 102
Horticulture Science, Plant & Soil Science (Crop & Plant), Natural Resources – Soil & Water Systems, Turfgrass Science 3.0
(will consider 2.75 on individual basis)
MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102
Plant Biology 2.7 MA 107 or 111* ENG 101 BIO 181, 183 AND CH 101 & 102
Poultry Science 3.0
(2.75 considerd on individual basis)
MA 107 or 111* or 114 ENG 101 BIO 181 or 183 OR CH 101 & 102

*The equivalent of MA 111 is no longer taught at NC Community Colleges but those with past credit for the equivalent course would still be considered for admission with that credit.