California State University (CSU) Transfer Degrees

Transfer Degrees offered by Ventura College

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SB 1440 - Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act

The Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (STAR) enables the California Community Colleges and California State University to collaborate on the creation of Associate in Arts (AA-T) and Associate in Science (AS-T) Degree programs for transfer.  These AA-T and AS-T degrees allow students to complete an Associate’s degree and satisfy lower division general education and major requirements for transfer at the same time.

Click on the links below for detailed information about each degree offered at VC:

Administration of Justice

Anthropology

Art History

Business Administration

Communication Studies

Early Childhood Studies

History

Mathematics

Political Science

Psychology

Sociology

Studio Arts

Theatre Arts

Interested students are recommended to see a counselor as soon as possible.

California Community College

A California Community College student who earns an AA-T or AS-T will benefit from the following:

  • Will earn an associate’s degree from Ventura College;
  • Will qualify for a Certificate of Achievement in either CSUGE-B or IGETC;
  • Will satisfy lower division general education and major requirements for transfer;
  • Will not be required to complete more than 60 CSU transferable units to earn the AA-T or AS-T;
  • Will not be held to any local graduation requirements for an AA or AS degree.

CSU Admission

A California Community College student who has earned an AA-T or AS-T will benefit from the following:

  • Guaranteed admission to the CSU system as a junior;
  • Guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system;
  • Priority admission consideration to a local CSU;
  • Priority admission consideration to a “similar” major.

 

When applying to CSU for fall admission, students must complete the CSU admissions application between October 1 and November 30 of the year prior to transfer. When applying to CSU for spring admission, students must complete the CSU admissions application between August 1 and August 30 of the year prior to transfer. Please check with the specific institution(s) you are interested in if they are accepting applications for spring and also check on http://csumentor.com/AdmissionApp/   check if the university is open for applications.

After Transfer

Once admitted to CSU, a California Community College student who has earned an AA-T or AS-T will benefit from the following:

  • Will not be required to complete more than 60 units after transfer;
  • Will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU;
  • Will not be required to repeat courses similar to those completed at CCC.

 

For more information on the transfer degrees offered at Ventura College, please see a counselor.

For more information on the transfer degree program, visit SB 1440's website by clicking here