• This is only a sample academic plan. Some CSU majors may have additional required or recommended courses for transfer. Please see a counselor to create a customized My Academic Plan (MAP) that will best meet your specific academic goals.
Semester 1
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
WR 1College Writing 1A24
MATH 3A*Analytic Geometry and Calculus IB4 & Major5
CS 38**Java ProgrammingMajor3
Learning & Self DevLifelong Learning and Self Development GE CourseE3
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
Critical ThinkingCritical Thinking GE CourseA33-4
MATH 3BAnalytic Geometry and Calculus IIMajor5
CS 6AComputer Discrete Mathematics IMajor3
Social ScienceSocial Science GE CourseD3
Summer
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
COMM 1Communication FundamentalsA13
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
CS 40AComputer Organization and Assembly Language IMajor3
PHYS 4AGeneral PhysicsB1/B3 & Major4
HIST 20 or HIST 21American History CourseC23
ARTSArts GE Course C13
Social ScienceSocial Science GE CourseD3
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PHYS 4BGeneral PhysicsB1/B3 & Major 4
CS 41Data StructuresMajor3
Arts/HumanitiesArts or Humanities GE CourseC1 or C23
PS 1American GovernmentD3
Life ScienceLife Science GE CourseB23
  1. This sample academic plan assumes that student is eligible for Math 3A in the first semester.  
  2. It is highly recommended that students with no previous programming experience should take at least CS10 or CS36 before CS38.

*Students may be eligible for one or more AA/AS/AA-T/AS-T degrees if they complete a GE transfer pattern, have specific courses, and have 60 transferable units. Please see a counselor for degree options and advisement.