Transfer Credits
General education requirements are designed to give students a broad background in all key academic disciplines, including natural sciences, social and political sciences, humanities and mathematics. Dependent on the degree you are working toward the minimum requirements below apply: 
General Education
Associate Degree
Humanities 3 credits 3 credits 6 credits
Mathematics 3 credits 3 credits 6 credits
Natural Science 3 credits 3 credits 6 credits
Social & Political Science 3 credits 3 credits 6 credits
Total requirted for graduation 15 units 15 unites 45 units (6 of which must be upper division)


Additional required general education credits can be taken from any of the four categories. Program specific general education requirements are listed in each individual program breakdown. Please visit you program page for more information on required general education courses. 
The university evaluates each transfer student independently and accepts credits deemed equivalent from the following sources:
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Defense Activity for Non Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
  • Training provided by non-collegiate institutions such as the Armed Forces
  • California State University General Education Requirements (CSUGE)

For more information please contact our Dean of Student Affairs Ron Felts at (661) 726-1911 ext 105.

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