Associate Degrees for Transfer
Allan Hancock College now offers another way for you to transfer to the California
State University system. The simplified process allows students who complete an Associate
in Arts Transfer Degree (AA-T) or Associate in Science Transfer Degree (AS-T) to receive
priority admission into the CSU System.
Simply choose your major and complete 60 semester units of required general education
coursework and major-specific lower division coursework. Students who have earned
an AA-T or AS-T are admitted to a CSU at junior standing with the opportunity to complete
a baccalaureate degree with 60 additional semester units.
An AA-T or AS-T degree guarantees admission to a California State University, but
not necessarily a specific campus or major. So to stay competitive, make sure you
keep your grades up and that you meet the admissions requirements for the CSU campus
and major that interest you the most. It is also important that you meet with an Allan
Hancock College academic counselor early in your decision process.
See Associate Degrees for Transfer Brochure PDF
University Transfer Center
Santa Maria campus: Upstairs in Building A; (805) 922-6966 ext. 3363
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Lompoc Valley campus: Building 2-111; (805) 735-3366 ext. 5363
Santa Maria campus: (805) 922-6966 ext. 3293
Lompoc Valley Center: (805) 922-6966 ext. 5200
Santa Maria Campus (805) 922-6966 ext. 3363
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"Deciding to go back to school to learn English and obtain my GED has been one of the most important decisions I ever made. My credit ESL instructors guided and helped me to adjust to my new life as a student. They understood me as a student and as a person. Being a full-time worker, a full-time student, and a mother of three was not easy, but my instructors encouraged me to keep going. They spent time with me revising my writing and giving me feedback to improve my English, even after class time. They made me feel welcome and proud of being a student later in life. Now, I am a Hancock graduate with three AAs and am currently attending Cal Poly. I'm here because my instructors encouraged me to never give up. My ESL instructors believed in me even before I started believing in myself. It has been a long and not so easy road but I now know that I can reach all my goals."
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