Associate Degrees, Certificates, and General Education Patterns for Catalog Year 2015-2016


Associate Degrees for Transfer
AS-T in Administration of Justice
AS-T in Agriculture Business
AA-T in Anthropology
AA-T in Art History AS-T in Business Administration AA-T in Communication Studies
AS-T in Early Childhood Education
AA-T in English
AA-T in Economics
AS-T in Geology
AA-T in History
AA-T in Journalism AA-T in Kinesiology AS-T in Mathematics
AA-T in Music
AS-T in Nutrition and Dietetics
AA-T in Philosophy
AS-T in Physics AA-T in Political Science AA-T in Psychology AA-T in Sociology
AA-T in Spanish
AA-T in Studio Arts
AA-T in Theatre Arts

Transfer General Education Patterns

CSUGE (California State University General Education Requirements)

IGETC (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum - UC & CSU)

Cuesta College Degree and Certificate Programs

General Education Requirements for AA/AS Degrees (Cuesta's General Education Pattern)


Architectural Technology

A.S., Architectural Technology


A.A., Art History And Professional Practices
A.A., Art Studio
C.S., Graphics

Automotive Technology

A.S., Advanced Engine Performance Technician
A.S., Auto Body Technician
A.S., Automotive Technician
C.A., Auto Body Technician
C.A., Engine Performance Specialist

Biological Sciences
A.S., Biological Science

Broadcast Communications

A.A., Broadcast Communications


A.A., Business Administration - Career Path

A.A., Management
A.A., Marketing
C.A., Business Administration

C.A., Accounting Clerk
C.S., Accounting Specialization
C.S., Business: Military Business Studies
C.S., General Business Specialization
C.S., Management Specialization
C.S., Small Business Specialization
C.S., Customer Service
C.S., E-Commerce Specialization


A.S., Chemistry

Computer Applications/Office Administration

A.A., Computer Applications/Office
Administration; See 15-16 catalog
for pattern

C.A., Administrative Assistant;
See 15-16 catalog for pattern

Computer Information Systems

A.S., Computer Science
A.S., Management Information Systems
C.S., Android Developer 
C.S., iOS Developer 
C.S. Internet Applications Developer

Computer and Networking Technology

A.S., Computer And Networking Technology
C.S., Network Infrastructure Specialist
C.S., Computer Networking Specialist
C.S., Computer Support Specialist

Construction Technology

A.S., Construction Technology
C.A., Construction Technology

Criminal Justice

A.A., Criminal Justice


Early Childhood Education

A.A., Early Childhood Education Teacher
C.A., Early Childhood Education Teacher

Electronics and Electrical Technology

A.S., Electrical Technology 
C.A., Electronics and State Electrician
C.S., Power And Instrumentation Certificate

Emergency Medical Services

A.S., Paramedic
C.A., Paramedic
C.S., Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational

C.S., Emergency Medical Technician Refresher 
C.S., Emergency Medical Technician 
C.S., Emergency Medical Technician - Transition


A.S., Engineering

English as a Second Language

C.S., English As A Second Language Intermediate
C.S., English As A Second Language Advanced

Family Studies/Human Services

A.A., Family Studies/Human Services
C.S., Addiction Studies 
C.S., Addiction Studies Fieldwork


A.S., Geology


A.A., History


International Studies

A.A., International Studies


A.A., Journalism


A.S., Fitness, Health, Nutrition
C.S., Exercise Science
C.S., Personal Training 
C.S., Coaching

Legal Studies

A.A., Legal Studies: Business Option 
A.A., Legal Studies: Social Science Option

Liberal Arts

A.A., Liberal Arts:  Arts and Humanities
A.A., Liberal Arts:  Science
A.A., Liberal Arts:  Social and Behavioral Sciences

Library/Information Technology

A.S., Library/Information Technology 
C.A., Library/Information Technology
C.S., Library Services to Children 
C.S., Searching and Researching Strategies
C.S., Web Page Coding


A.S., Mathematics

Medical Assisting

A.S., Medical Assisting
C.A., Medical Assisting 
C.S., Medical Assisting
C.S., Phlebotomy


A.A., Jazz Studies
A.A., Music Performance
C.S., Audio Technology I

Nursing Assistant

C.S., Nursing Assistant 

Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nurse

C.A., Nursing Licensed Vocational Nurse
C.S., Licensed Vocational Nurse, Basic Intravenous Therapy, Blood Administration, and Phlebotomy

Nursing, Registered

A.S., Nursing Registered
C.A., Nursing Registered
C.A., Nursing Registered (30 Unit Option)


C.S., Nutrition


A.A., Paralegal
C.A., Paralegal


See Emergency Medical Services


A.S., Physics

Political Science

A.A., Political Science

Psychiatric Technician

A.S., Psychiatric Technician
C.A., Psychiatric Technician


A.A., Psychology


A.A., Recreation Administration


A.A., Sociology


A.S., Welding Technology 
C.A., Welding Technology
C.S., Welding Technology Pipe
C.S., Welding Technology Structural


C.C., Non Credit English As A Second Language-Level 1
C.C., Non Credit English As A Second Language-Level 2
C.C., Non Credit English As A Second Language-Level 3
C.C., Non Credit Vocational English As A Second Language
C.C., Secondary Education (Non Credit)

Degree/Certificate Types:

A.A. - Associate in Arts

AS-T - Associate in Science for Transfer

A.S. - Associate in Science

C.A. - Certificate of Achievement

AA-T - Associate in Arts for Transfer

C.S. - Certificate of Specialization

C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)



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