Transfer programs include course work in an academic area, general education requirements, and elective work for transfer to a four year baccalaureate institutions. Transfer programs are designed to parallel the courses offered for freshman and sophomores at the colleges and universities. Cypress College offers several associate degrees that are specifically designed to allow students to earn an associate degree while preparing to transfer.
Associate Degree for Transfer
The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is a joint program between the California Community Colleges and the California State University (CSU) that makes it easier to transfer. Students who earn the ADT are guaranteed admissions to a CSU campus in a similar major to their ADT. In addition, they are guaranteed that they can finish the Bachelor Degree with an additional 60 units.
Liberal Arts Degree with Area of Emphasis
The Liberal Arts degree with Area of Emphasis provides students with the opportunity to earn a degree within a broad liberal arts education. Earning an Associate Degree may or may not be the most effective path to fulfilling transfer requirements. Please consult with a counselor and the Transfer Center for information regarding selection of an appropriate general education pattern and pertinent classes as well as your intended major at the specific colleges/universities of choice.