Associate Degrees for Transfer (CSU)

Associate Degree for Transfer - A degree with a guarantee

The Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) is a special, new degree offered at California Community Colleges.To pursue this special degree rather than a traditional AA or AS, you should meet with a counselor to develop a student educational plan that puts you on the path toward the AA-T or AS-T.

The guarantee itself means that students who earn an AA-T or AS-T degree and meet the CSU minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed admissions to a CSU, but not to a particular campus or major. With the special degree, you may be given a GPA bump when applying to an impacted campus outside your local area or an impacted major that is deemed similar.

In addition, once at the CSU, if you are admitted and enrolled in a designated similar degree program you have the opportunity to complete your bachelor’s degree with as little as 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of coursework. A counselor will help you determine which CSU’s offer bachelor’s degrees that correspond to your AA-T or AS-T degree.

For more information visit the AA-T/AS-T website:


AA-T or AS-T degrees available:
Program Major Code
Administration of Justice C.8880.AS-T
Anthropology C.7150.AA-T
Art History C.5204.AA-T
Biology C.6101.AS-T
Business Administration 2.0 C.2051.AS-T
Child and Adolescent Development C.5606.AA-T
Communication Studies C.5345.AA-T
Early Childhood Education C.5605.AS-T
Economics C.7200.AA-T
Elementary Teacher Education C.5892.AA-T
English C.5301.AA-T
Environmental Science C.6000.AS-T
Geography C.7300.AA-T
Geology C.6001.AS-T
History C.7380.AA-T
Kinesiology C.1270.AA-T
Mathematics C.6200.AS-T
Philosophy C.5710.AA-T
Physics C.3664.AS-T
Political Science C.7450.AA-T
Psychology C.7550.AA-T
Sociology C.7610.AA-T
Spanish C.5550.AA-T
Social Justice Studies C.7611.AA-T
Studio Arts C.5203.AA-T

Meet with a counselor for more information about the AA-T/AS-T degrees and to complete a student educational plan (SEP).