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Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT)

Associate Degree for TransferUnder the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (SB 1440-Padilla), California Community Colleges provide guaranteed admissions as a junior to a CSU when a student has completed an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT, also referred to as: Associate in Science for Transfer or Associate in Arts for Transfer) in a program/major similar to that which the university offers (see majors below). The ADT degree requires the student to complete the following:

  1. Complete 60 CSU transferable units;
  2. Complete the CSU General Education (GE) or IGETC General Education pattern;
  3. Complete the major program requirements (see list below) for the ADT;
  4. Maintain a transferable cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0 (C or better);
  5. Complete the Basic/Golden 4 GE requirements

A select number of majors participate in this program for each CSU. Presently, VVC offers the following ADT degrees.

To find out which CSUs have similar programs/majors to VVC and accept the above approved ADT degrees, visit: VVC and CSU Similar Degrees Matrix

 For more information about ADT degrees, visit the following websites:


Last Updated 5/17/18