• 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 10 or PSYC 10Introduction to StatisticsB4 & Major3
PS 1American GovernmentD & Major3
Learning & Self DevelopmentLifelong Learning and Self Development GE CourseE3
PS 21Model United Nations (Recommended extra-curricular, can only be taken once for credit but can be repeated with credit)3
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
COMM 1Communication FundamentalsA13
Critical ThinkingCritical Thinking GE CourseA33-4
PS 5Political PhilosophyMajor3
ARTSArts GE Course C13
Life ScienceLife Science GE CourseB23
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PS 12 or PS 14Comparative Politics or International RelationsMajor3
HIST 20 or HIST 21American History CourseD3
PS MajorPolitical Science AA-T Major Course from List BMajor3
HumanitiesHumanities GE CourseC23
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)3
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PS MajorPolitical Science AA-T Major Course from List BMajor3
PS 12 or PS 14Comparative Politics or International RelationsD & Major3
Physical SciencePhysical Science GE CourseB13
Physical Science LabPhysical Science LabB31
Arts/HumanitiesArts or Humanities GE CourseC1 or C23
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)1-3

*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.