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Major Requirements for an A.S. Degree

The student shall complete a discipline-specific major which will require an approved program of study with a minimum of 18 units of course work as specified in the College Catalog.

The General Education Requirements

Students must complete one of the following General Education patterns:

Completion of San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education pattern with a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester units.


Completion of California State University General Education pattern.


Completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) General Education pattern.

Students planning to transfer should see a counselor
to choose the appropriate courses to complete the entire
CSU or IGETC General Education pattern.
Unit Requirement

Completion of not less than sixty (60) associate degree applicable semester units of course work with not less than a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

Competency Requirement

A minimum competency must be demonstrated by a grade of "C" or higher in courses offered in satisfaction of written communication, oral communication, and quantitative reasoning.

Residence Requirement

Of the minimum required sixty (60) semester units, the student must complete at San Joaquin Delta College:

The last twelve (12) semester units and attend during the semester of qualification for graduation.


A total of at least twenty-four (24) units.

Units earned through Credit by Examination do not apply.

A.S. Degree Majors:

Limitation on Enrollment

A condition of enrollment, which limits how students qualify for a partciular program. Limitations apply to courses that include public performance or intercollegiate competition where a tryout or audition is necessary. Some courses require formal admission to a particular program in order to enroll (e.g. Associate Degree Nursing, Catepillar Dealer Service Technician, Fire Academy Peace Officer Academy, Psychiatric Radiologic Technology, and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant).

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