Associate Degrees and Certificates
Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T, AS-T)
The Associate degrees for transfer were created for students who intend to complete a Bachelor degree in a similar major at a California State University campus. The associate degree for transfer will be granted to students who have the following:
- Completion of 60 CSU transferable semester units.
- A minimum of at least 2.0 GPA in CSU transferable courses (note that a higher GPA may be required in some institutions).
- Completion of at least 18 units in the major with a grade of “C” or better. A “P” (Pass) grade is also an acceptable grade for courses in the major if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.
- Certified completion of the CSU General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) requirements, or completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU requirements.
Please Note: No more than 60 units are required for this degree and no additional requirements will be imposed by Evergreen Valley College.
Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) / Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)
To be awarded the Associate in Arts degree at Evergreen Valley College, students must complete the following minimum requirements:
- A major consisting of 18 semester units in a specialized or related field of study. The major may be in a special field or general studies area. All required major coursework must be completed with a “C” grade or better.
- A minimum of 39 semester units from the A.A. and 24 semester units from the A.S. General Education patterns
- EVC graduation requirements which include:
- U.S. History Constitution and American Ideals
- Three (3) units of Cultural Pluralism/Ethnic Studies
- One (1) unit Physical Education
- Competency in Reading, Writing and Mathematics
- Residency requirement:
- 12 units must have been earned at EVC
Evergreen Valley College will waive AA/AS/ADT general education and graduation requirements if:
- A student has an official transcript showing completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college/university –and–
- A student has completed the major requirements as set forth in the new major or concentration –and–
- Twelve (12) semester units have been completed in residence at the college granting the degree
Evergreen Valley College offers three types of certificates:
- Certificate of Achievement
- Certificate of Specialization
- Certificate of Course Completion may be issued to students upon completion of a course with a grade of “C” or above.
Please note: Certificates of Specialization are not state approved and will not appear on transcripts.