Transfer to a CSU

Transfer to CSU

Complete your GOLDEN 4 as soon as you can (With a “C” grade or higher)

Oral Communication: COMM 101 or 103

Written Communication: ENGL 101

Critical Thinking (Choose one): COMS 115, ENGL 102, 103, PHIL 101, 106, 110, 201

Math: MATH 115, 124,128,135, 140, 148, 150, 160, 220, 250

Complete 60 CSU transferable semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Please note that the required GPA can be significantly higher due to applicant pool and impaction for major or campus

Depending on your major, you will want to explore the Associate’s Degree for Transfer – check with a counselor for information

Complete your major preparation coursework. Look at www.assist.org for specific requirements for your target university and major.

Complete your general education requirements. For the CSU, this can be completed using the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or CSU General Education Breadth (CSUGE)               

Apply on time! CSU’s priority filing period for admission is October 1-November 30 one year prior to your actual transfer

 

Transfer to CSU Tools

CSU Academic Planner via California Colleges:

Utilize the planner to keep track of your academics

Associate’s Degree for Transfer:

Some CSU’s will give priority to students who have an Associate’s Degree for Transfer in certain majors. Check with your counselor to see if this is the right path for you.

CSU Application:

Typical time frame for submission of CSU Application is October 1 – November 30 for Fall admissions and August 1 – 31 for Spring admissions.

IGETC

General Education sheet used for UC and CSUCSUGE

Last updated: February 12, 2018