What is an AA-T?

The Associate Degree for Transfer it is a new type of degree available from California community colleges, specifically designed for use by students transferring as juniors to the CSU system.
 

What does the Associate Degree for Transfer program do for me?

  • •Creates an Associate Degree for Transfer that guarantees your admission with junior standing to the California State University system.
  • •Defines this associate degree as having 60 transferrable units that include a minimum of 18 units in a major or area of emphasis and an approved general education curriculum (either IGETC or CSU GE Breadth).Alma 1
  • •Provides you with priority admission consideration to your local California State University campus and to a program or major that is similar to the major or area of emphasis you studied at your community college.
  • •Prohibits the California State University from requiring you to repeat courses that are similar to those completed at your community college as part of your Associate Degree for Transfer.
    •Prohibits the California State University from requiring you to take more than 60 units to complete a 120-unit baccalaureate degree.
•Reduces the need to take unnecessary courses, thereby shortening your time to degree completion and reducing your costs at the community college and California State University.
•Eliminates confusion caused by different and shifting major preparation requirements that can vary by each California State University campus.