Transfer Admissions

Upper Division Transfer Requirements

You will qualify as an upper division transfer student if you:

  • Complete a minimum of 60 transferable semester or 90 quarter units
  • Have at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Are in good standing at the last college or university attended
  • Complete 30 units which meet CSU general education requirements with a grade of €œC- €œor better. These units must include the following four courses with a C- or better:
  • (A1) Oral Communication/Speech
    (A2) Written English Composition
    (A3) Critical Thinking/Logic
    (B4) Math/Quantitative Reasoning (which is above the level of intermediate algebra)

​​New for Biological Sciences Majors

Effective for Fall 2016 Admissions

In addition to the upper division transfer requirements, transfers wanting to declare the Biological Sciences major must complete the following prerequisites with a minimum grade of C- or better:

  • General Biology I—BIOL 1050 or equivalent
  • General Biology II—BIOL 1150 or equivalent
  • General Chemistry I—CHEM 1100 or equivalent
  • General Chemistry I Lab—CHEM 1102 or equivalent
  • General Chemistry II—CHEM 1110 or equivalent
  • General Chemistry II Lab—CHEM 1112 or equivalent

Transfers who meet the upper division requirements, but not the prerequisite requirements will be admitted as Undeclared with a Biology Interest.

Transferring Coursework

Associate Degree for Transfer

Community College Students

California Community College students can find course equivalents at

MJC, Delta, Merced & Columbia College Resources

For students transferring from private institutions, coursework is elgible for transfer from any regionally accredited institution. Articulation has been established with the following colleges: