Associate Degree for Transfer

A California Community College student who has earned an AA-T or AS-T will be granted priority admission to the CSU into a similar baccalaureate (BA/BS) degree program with a guarantee of junior standing as long as the student meets all prescribed admission requirements. Once admitted, the student will only be required to complete 60 additional prescribed units to qualify for the similar baccalaureate (BA/BS) degree.

For more information contact your Community College Transfer Center or visit the Associate Degree for Transfer web page for a current list of AA-T/AS-T Approved Degrees offered by your Community College.

To qualify for the guarantee at Stanislaus State, a student must be pursuing one of the majors shown in the table below that matches the AA-T or AS-T degree. To learn more about Stanislaus State majors and options, visit the Academic Programs web site.


The California Community College must certify that the student has completed or is on track to complete the AA-T or AS-T by the below dates:

  1. Fall admission: AA-T or AS-T degree must be completed no later than the prior spring. Verification of the degree in progress must be received by March 15th.
  2. Spring admission: AA-T or AS-T degree must be completed no later than the prior fall. Verification of the degree in progress must be received by October 31st.

Verification can be sent to Stanislaus State through any of the options listed below.

  1. eVerify: Your community college can post your ADT information to the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) eVerify website. We will use this website to verify your ADT is in progress.
  2. Verification form for in-progress ADT
    • ​​​​Emailed to (include warrior ID)
    • Faxed to (209) 667-3788
    • Mailed to Admissions
    • Hand carried to MSR 120 to the attention of "Admissions"
  3. Official transcripts: Only official transcripts will be used to verify a completed ADT degree.

SB1440 Similar or Comparable Degrees

AA-T or AS-T Degree Stanislaus State Similar or Comparable Major
Administration of Justice Criminal Justice – all concentrations except Forensic Science
Agriculture Business Agriculture Studies – all concentrations 
Agriculture Animal Science  Agriculture Studies – all concentrations
Agriculture Plant Science Agriculture Studies – all concentrations
Anthropology Anthropology – all concentrations 
Art History Art – Art History (BA)
Biology Biological Sciences (BA and BS) - all concentrations
Business Administration Business Administration – all concentrations except Accounting 
Chemistry Chemistry (BA and BS)
Communication Studies Communication Studies
Gender Studies – all concentrations 
Computer Science Computer Science
Early Childhood Education Child Development – all concentrations 
Economics Economics 
Elementary Teacher Education Liberal Studies – all concentrations
English English (including TESOL concentration) Gender Studies – all concentrations
Geography Geography – all concentrations
Geology Geology 
History History
Gender Studies – all concentrations
Kinesiology Kinesiology – all concentrations
Mathematics Mathematics (BA and BS)
Music Music (BA)  – all concentrations
Philosophy Philosophy
Physics Physics (BA and BS)
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology – all concentrations
Sociology Sociology – all concentrations
Spanish Spanish 
Studio Arts Art – Studio (BA)
Theatre Arts Theatre Arts