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Las Positas College

California State University

The California State University (CSU) system is a public university system in California with 23 campuses including CSU East Bay, San Jose State, and Sacramento State. The CSU system is well-known for their mission to advance and extend knowledge, leaning and culture, especially throughout California.

MINIMUM Eligibility Requirements for Transfer as a Junior (Please Note: Requirements are more extensive for competitive campuses and majors):

  • 60 units of CSU Transferable credit
  • 30 units must be General Education Credit


The "Golden Four". Must be completed with a C or better. In most cases, these classes must be completed by the end of the Spring semester prior to Fall transfer or the end of the Summer semester prior to Winter/Spring transfer:

  • Oral Communication (e.g. IGETC Group 1C, CSU GE Area A1)
  • Written Communication (e.g. IGETC Group 1A, CSU GE Area A2)
  • Critical Thinking (e.g. IGETC Group 1B, CSU GE Area A3)
  • Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (e.g. IGETC Area 2, CSU GE Area B4)


  • An Overall Transferable GPA of 2.0 or above

Please note: Most campuses and majors require more than Minimum Eligibility for admission.

Students are highly encouraged to see an LPC counselor through the Counseling Department for more information.