Folsom Lake College offers associate degrees for transfer (AD-T) to the California State University (CSU) system. View list of AD-Ts currently offered. These may include Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or Associate of Science for Transfer (AS-T) degrees. These degrees are designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. Folsom Lake College students who are awarded an AA-T or AS-T degree are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system and given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus or to a program that is deemed similar to their community college major. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses.

Students who have been awarded an AA-T or AS-T are able to complete their remaining requirements for the 120-unit baccalaureate degree within 60 semester or 90 quarter units at a CSU campus. 

Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review their options for transfer and explore additional degrees which may be under development at this time.

Requirements for an AD-T

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter CSU transferable units, including both of the following.

A. One of the following GE patterns - Check with your counselor to determine the appropriate pattern of the degree you are pursuing:

a. The Adobe PDFIntersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (PDF)
b. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for STEM (see counselor)
c. The  Adobe PDFCSU General Education Requirements (PDF)
d. The CSU General Education Requirements for STEM (see counselor)

B. A minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the college.

2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in 60 CSU transferable units. AD-T degrees also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses used in the major or area of emphasis. Pass grades can be used from colleges where Pass denotes a C or better.