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Questions & How to Join

Want to learn more about the program?
Visit Merced College’s Transfer Center.

Ready to join the Warriors on the Way program? Fill out our Sign-up form. 

Sign-Up Form

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The goal of the WOW Program is to support students from Merced College in successfully transferring to Stanislaus State. By completing an Associate Degree for Transfer in one of the WOW majors, students can complete their bachelor’s degree within 60 units after transfer.

To be eligible for WOW, a student must:

  • Be a community college student from Merced College
  • Intend to transfer to Stanislaus State to earn a bachelor’s degree
  • Declare or be in the process of declaring an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)

Benefits of being part of the WOW program include:

  • Access to a dedicated WOW admissions advisor located at Merced College
  • Participate in events and activities hosted by WOW and Stanislaus State
  • Become familiar with the mission and services of Stanislaus State and be a part of the Warrior community
  • After transfer, have access to dedicated WOW peer mentors and advisors that will continue to support you at Stanislaus State

Students who commit to participate agree to: 

  • Meet with a WOW admissions advisor and attend workshops for WOW students
  • Remain continuously enrolled at Merced College
  • Earn an Associate Degree for Transfer and complete additional prerequisites as required
  • Meet all CSU admission requirements and deadlines to be guaranteed priority admissions to Stanislaus State

Associate Degrees for Transfer


Degree at Merced College Major at
Stanislaus State
AS-T Agriculture Business Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Biology, General Agriculture
AS-T Administration of Justice Criminal Justice Criminal Legal Studies, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement
AA-T Anthropology Anthropology General, Cultural, Archaeology, Biological
AS-T Biology Biological Sciences General, Biology Education, Ecology, Organismal, Ecological and Evolutionary Biology; Molecular, Cellular, and Microbial Biology
AS-T Business Administration Business Administration Computer Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, General Business, Operations Management, Management
AS-T Chemistry Chemistry General
AA-T Communication studies Communication Studies Public Communication and Media Track, Relational and Organizational Communication Track
AS-T Computer Science Computer Science General
AS-T Early Childhood Education Child Development Early Childhood Track, General Track, Middle Childhood Track, Services Track
AA-T Economics Economics General
AA-T Elementary Teacher Education Liberal Studies Anthropology, Applied Philosophy, Art, Bilingual/Cross-Cultural: Southeast Asian or Spanish, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Child Development, Civics, Communication Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Ethnic Studies, Exceptional Children and Youth, Geography, History, Integrated Teacher Education with MSC, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Music, Natural Sciences, Physics and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Theatre
AA-T English English or Gender Studies English: General, TESOL
Gender Studies: Culture, Ideology, and Representation; Ethnicity, Nationality, and Sexuality; History, Society, and Inequality.
AA-T Geography Geography California Studies, Cultural/Social Geography; Global Studies and Development; Geospatial Technology; Global Studies and Development
AS-T Geology Geology General, Applied Geology
AA-T History History or Gender Studies History: General
Gender Studies: Culture, Ideology, and Representation; Ethnicity, Nationality and Sexuality; History, Society, and Inequality.
AA-T Kinesiology Kinesiology General, Health Promotion
AS-T Mathematics Mathematics General
AA-T Music Music General Music, Music Technology
AS-T Philosophy Philosophy General Track, Graduate School Track
AS-T Physics Physics General
AA-T Psychology Psychology Developmental, Experimental, General
AA-T Sociology Sociology Human Services, Social Justice, Criminology and Society, and General
AA-T Spanish Spanish General
AA-T Studio Arts Art Studio
AA-T Theater Arts Theater Arts General

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