• 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
PSYC 10*Statistical Methods in the Behavioral SciencesB43
SOC 1 or 1HIntroduction to Sociology or Honors D & Major3
Learning & Self DevLifelong Learning and Self Development GE CourseE3
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)1-3
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
Critical ThinkingCritical Thinking GE CourseA33-4
COMM 1Communication FundamentalsA13
SOC 2Social ProblemsD & Major3
ArtsArts GE Course C13
Physical SciencePhysical Science GE CourseB13
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
SOC 10, 19, 20 or 30Various Sociology CoursesMajor3
SOC 10, 19, 20 or 30Various Sociology CoursesMajor3
HIST 20 or HIST 21American History Through the Civil War or American History Since the Civil WarC2 or D3
ANTH 1Physical AnthropologyB23
ANTH 1 LABPhysical Anthropology LabB31
PHIL 2 or PS 5Introduction to Ethics or Political PhilosophyC23
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
SOC 3, 10, 15, 19, 20 or 30Various Sociology CoursesMajor3
PS 1American GovernmentD3
Arts/HumanitiesArts or Humanities GE CourseC1 or C23
HistoryAny CSU Transferable History Course (Courses 1-199)C2 or D3
Transfer ElectivesCSU Transferable Electives (Courses 1-199)3
  1. Students can take PSYC 10 or another math course that meets the CSU transfer math requirement for CSU GE Area B4; however, PSYC 10 is recommended.

*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.