Requirements for Completion

  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 60 associate degree semester units (courses numbered 50 and above). If you intend to transfer to a four-year university, all 60 units must be CSU- or UC-transferable (courses numbered 100 and above)
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 ("C" average) in all courses required for the degree
  • At least 12 of the 60 semester units completed at Cerro Coso Community College
  • Satisfactory completion of at least 18 semester units in a major program of study as detailed in the catalog. All major courses must be completed with a "C" or better
  • Minimum standards satisfied in English (satisfactory completion of ENGL C101 Freshman Composition) and math (satisfactory completion of MATH C053 Preparation for Statistics or MATH C055 Intermediate Algebra). Note that these minimum levels are not enough if you want to transfer to a university to pursue a four-year degree. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to determine the right English and math class for their education plans
  • Certified completion of one of the following general education patterns:
    • Local Cerro Coso General Education
    • CSU General Education Certification (CSU Breadth)
    • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)