AVC2CSU Guided Pathway Program


AVC2CSU is a guided pathway program designed with the holistic student in mind.  Complete a transferable degree in one of the following disciplines in two years with guaranteed admission into the California State University (CSU) system with junior standing. 

  • Administration of Justice
  • Business Administration
  • Kinesiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Also receive priority consideration to the local CSU campus or a program deemed similar to the community college major.  This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses.


Tier application deadlines are used to establish pirority consideration for acceptance into the program.  Students who apply before the Tier 1 deadline and who meet the acceptance criteria will be guaranteed admittance into the AVC2CSU Guided Pathway Program.  Applications submitted for Tier 2 and Tier 3 deadlines may result in the student being placed on a waiting list for possible acceptance into the AVC2CSU Guided Pathway program.

Tier 1      June 1, 2018

Tier 2      July 6, 2018

Tier 3     August 3, 2018


Complete the front side of the AVC2CSU Application Form and submit.  Print the Mutual Roles and Responsibilities Form, initial in the apprpriate spaces, sign the form and upload it into the Online Application Form, or submit it to the Information Desk in the SSV Building of AVC's Lancaster, Campus.


Applications are reviewed and approved on a first-come first-served basis by the AVC2CSU Pathway Selection Committee which consists of the AVC2CSU Program Leader, Pathway Department Chair, AVC2CSU Education Advisor, and the Pathway Faculty Mentor.  The following acceptance criteria must be met or agreed to be adhered to before final acceptance into the program is extended:

  • Apply and be admitted into Antelope Valley College
  • Complete the AVC Orientation
  • Complete Assessments for Reading, English and Math as soon as possible
  • Be willing and agree to attend AVC full-time (12 - 16 units) and follow the prescribed AVC2CSU pathway
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher while attending AVC
  • Completion of no more than 12 units of college coursework directly included in and associated with the specified pathway you choose to participate in.  The pathway will be based on the educational major you select.


Last updated: May 29, 2018