Required Core Courses (6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
HIST 017A United States History 3 units
HIST 017B/H United States History or Honors 3 units

List A: Select two from below (6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
HIST 005A World History: Prehistory to 1500 3 units
OR OR   
HIST 004A Western Civilization I: Prehistory to 1500CE 3 units
HIST 005B World History From 1500 3 units
OR  OR   
HIST 004B Western Civilization II: 1500 CE to Present 3 units

List B: Select one from each Group (6 units)

Group 1 (3 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
HIST 005A World History: Prehistory to 1500 3 units
HIST 005B World History from 1500 3 units
HIST 012 African American History 3 units
HIST 014 History of the Native North American 3 units
HIST 016 Mexican-American History 3 units
HIST 020 History and Geography of California 3 units

Group 2 (3-4 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ANTH 002 Introduction to Archaeology 3 units
ANTH 003 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 units
POLI 001/H American Government or Honors 3 units
PSYC 001 General Psychology 3 units
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology 3 units
WGQS 001 Introduction to Women’s Studies 4 units
WGQS 003 Introduction to Gender Studies 3 units

Major Requirements: 18-19 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37 or 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 adegreewithaguarantee.com

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 9/18/20