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CSU Minimum Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements for Transfer to CSU

To be minimally eligible for junior-level transfer to a CSU campus, students must:

  • Complete 60 CSU transferable units;
  • Earn a college grade point average of 2.0 or better in all transferable courses;
  • Be in good standing at the last college or university attended;
  • Complete at least 30 semester units of general education requirements, with grades of "C" or better. The 30 units must include all of the general education requirements in communication in the English language (English composition, oral communication, and critical thinking) and at least one course of at least 3 semester units in transferable mathematics. (See the "Las Positas College General Education Pattern" charts in this Catalog for more information.)

Note: Some competitive campuses and/or majors have additional requirements. Consult a counselor for details.

Some CSU campuses may consider students who have completed fewer than 60 units if they meet the following requirements:

  • Earn a grade point average of 2.0 or better in all transferable college units completed;
  • Are in good standing at the last college or university attended;
  • Meet the admission requirements for a first-time freshman or have successfully completed necessary courses to make up high school deficiencies;
  • Meet the eligibility index required of a freshman.

CSU General Education Requirements

Las Positas College offers two general education patterns which enable students to meet all of the lower-division general education requirements.

Students may complete one of the following patterns:

  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC). See the "Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)" chart in this Catalog.
  • CSU General Education Breadth Requirements. See the "California State University General Education (BE) Breadth Requirements" chart in this Catalog.

Priority Application Filing Dates for CSU

  • Summer Term Feb. 1 - 28 of that year
  • Fall Semester or Quarter Oct. 1-Nov. 30 of prior year
  • Winter Quarter June 1 - 30 of prior year
  • Spring Semester or Quarter Aug. 1 - 31 of prior year

NOTE: Not all campuses admit students every semester/quarter

CSU Resources

CSU Mentor – www.csumentor.edu – provides information regarding admission requirements, application deadlines, and specific CSU campuses.

Admission Requirements for Transfer to UC

To be minimally eligible for junior-level transfer to a UC campus, students must:

y Complete 60 UC transferable units with a GPA of at least 2.4; no more than 14 units may be taken Pass/ No Pass. y Complete the following seven-course pattern, earning a grade of C or better in each class: ENGLISH COMPOSITION—two transferable college courses* (3 semester units each);

MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING—one transferable college course* (3 semester units);

ARTS AND HUMANITIES, SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, AND/ OR PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES—four transferable college courses* (3 semester units each) chosen from at least two of these subject areas.

Note: Completion of IGETC will satisfy the above seven-course pattern for UC admission, but not the 60 unit requirement. Some competitive campuses and/or majors have additional requirements. Consult a counselor for details.

*Visit ASSIST.org for eligible courses.

UC General Education Requirements

Students may complete one of the following:

• Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)*, See the “Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)” chart in this Catalog. • General education requirements of the receiving UC campus

*UC San Diego’s Eleanor Roosevelt and Revelle Colleges and UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will NOT accept IGETC.

*IGETC is not advisable for some high unit majors. Consult a counselor to determine the best option.

Priority Application Filing Dates for UC

Fall Semester or Quarter Nov. 1–30 of previous year Winter Quarter/Spring Semester July 1–31 of previous year

NOTE: Not all campuses admit students every semester/quarter

UC Resources

The web site www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions provides up-to-date UC transfer admissions and application information.

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