Associate Degrees for Transfer
A degree with a guarantee
What makes a degree for transfer special?
- AA-T or AS-T degree awards guarantee admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system.
- Students are given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus or to a program that is deemed similar to their community college major. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses.
Is an ADT right for me?
Yes! Associate degrees for transfer:
- Make college more affordable
- Tailor your education to your end goals
- Mean your course credits go with you
- Help reduce anxiety with guaranteed admission
Meet with a counselor to review your transfer options and to develop an educational plan that best meets your goals and needs.
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Discover MVC's degrees for transfer
A completed associate degree for transfer program is at least 60 units and completes half of the requirements of a bachelor's degree. Once students transfer, they are able to complete their remaining requirements within 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
The business administration for transfer degree program provides curriculum on use of technology, application of software, accounting procedures, application of business decisions/calculations, and application of economic/business theories to develop effective business processes.
Journalism for transfer degree program students learn journalistic conventions for print and online media; the basics of photography and multimedia production; how to write clear and concise news and feature articles; how to apply ethical principles in the pursuit of truth, accuracy, fairness and diversity; and will understand mass media in the context of history, theory and processes.
The philosophy for transfer degree prepares students to critically analyze the work of major figures in philosophy, evaluate topics in the key areas of philosophy, clearly express philosophical ideas both in writing and orally, and demonstrate an understanding of these ideas through application to philosophical problems.
The sociology for transfer degree provides students with a sufficient academic basis from which to pursue a career in the social sciences. Students are afforded the opportunity to study the nature of the human affinity for aggregation and the complexities of societal organization.
The studio art for transfer degree provides comprehensive instruction in applied art fundamentals. Students that pursue education in studio arts receive training on traditional and contemporary art-making processes, learn about art in cultural and historical contexts, and refine their understanding of art and visual perception skills.