SF State may offer you conditional admission based on information you provided on your admission application. You will be required to submit a transcript showing final grades to verify the completion of all admission requirements before you begin attending classes. If you do not submit final transcripts and do not clear all admission requirements, your offer of admission to SF State will be rescinded.
The Student Transfer Agreement Reform Act (SB 1440 - Padilla), signed into legislation on September 29, 2010, enables the California Community Colleges and California State University to collaborate on the creation of Associate in Arts Degree (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) Degree transfer programs. Students who earned the AA-T and AS-T degrees from California junior colleges and are pursuing similar degrees offered by the CSU will be given priority consideration for admissions and will only be required to complete 60 additional prescribed units to qualify for similar baccalaureate degrees once admitted. To get more information about this important new program, visit .
Any California community college has a list of courses that will satisfy CSU admission requirements. Consult the web site or your community counselor or transfer center for more information.
Upper division undergraduate transfer students from a U.S. university/college who have met the CSU admission subject requirements, which include the English courses Oral Communications, Written Communication and Critical Thinking may be exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement.
All California community colleges have lists of their courses that will transfer to CSU campuses. is California's official online service to help you determine transfer credit for courses you've already taken, and how those courses apply to admissions requirements. You may also consult your college counselor or transfer center for assistance in determining which courses will be accepted for transfer credit.
The online catalogue contains a offered at USC. Check the links for information about the admission and graduation requirements of each program. Many departments offer several programs. In some cases these are separate majors; in other cases, these are options or concentrations available within one major.