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Required Core Courses (16-17 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ECON 001A/H Principles of Macroeconomics or Honors 4 units ECON 202
ECON 001B/H Principles of Microeconomics or Honors 4 units ECON  201
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units MATH 110
MATH 012 Applied Calculus 4 units MATH 140
MATH 003A/H Calculus and Analytic Geometry or Honors 5 units MATH 210 or 211 or 900S

List A: Select one from below (3-5 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ACCT 010 Financial Accounting 5 units ACCT 110
ACCT 011 Managerial Accounting 5 units ACCT 120
BUSN 028/H Business Law or Honors 3 units  
BUSN 051 Introduction to Business 3 units  
BUSN 078 Business Communication 3 units BUS 115
CIST 002 Introduction to Computing 4 units BUS 140
CIST 004A Computer Programming l (C+++ Programming) 4 units  
CIST 004A1 Computer Programming I (JAVA) 4 units  
MATH 001 Pre-Calculus Algebra 4 units  
MATH 002 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry 6 units  
MATH 003B/H Calculus and Analytical Geometry or Honors 5 units MATH 220 or 221 or 900S
MATH 004B Differential Equations 4 units  
POLI 001/H American Government or Honors 3 units  

List B: Select one from below or any course from List A not already used (4-5 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ANTH 003/H Introduction to Cultural Anthropology or Honors 3 units  
BUSN 061 Business, Government and Society 3 units   
GEOG 002  Introduction to Cultural Geography 3 units  
MATH 004A Intermediate Calculus 5 units MATH 230
MATH 004C Linear Algebra 4 units MATH 250
POLI 003/H Introduction to Political Science or Honors 3 units  
PSYC 001/H General Psychology or Honors 3 units  
SJST 001 Introduction to Ethnic and Social Justice Studies 3 units  
SOCI 001  Introduction to Sociology 3 units  
SOCI 012 Introduction to Research Methods 3 units  
WGQS 001 Introduction to Women's Studies 3 units  

Major Requirements: 22-28 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37or 39 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 4/8/22