Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT) to California State University



Santa Monica College currently offers 19 Associate Degrees for Transfer to CSU. Additional majors are being developed.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) and Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degrees are designed to facilitate transfer admission to a CSU in a similar major.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements to CSU

Completion of at least 60 CSU-transferable semesters including:

  • completion of the Area of Emphasis with a grade of C or higher in each course or with a P if the course was taken on a Pass/No Pass basis, and the P is equal to a C or higher (Title 5 §55063)

  • completion of either CSU GE or IGETC; students transferring to CSU using IGETC must complete Area 1C (see or visit the Transfer/Counseling Center)

  • a minimum of 12-degree applicable semester units completed at SMC

  • a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable units Note: while a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for admission to a CSU, some majors/campuses may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for details.

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