2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jul 07, 2020  
2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts - Option B

Students who are sure of the specific four-year program to which they will transfer can design a program to fulfill the senior institution’s general admission and program entry requirements. Contract forms, policies and procedures are available in the advising centers.

General Degree Requirements

  • Complete an AA-Option B contract that must be approved by an authorized representative of the senior institution and Pierce College. Candidates must submit a signed copy of the Option B contract to the evaluations office, at least two quarters prior to graduation. The degree is awarded upon successful completion of the contract requirements.
  • Minimum of 90 credits must be completed, as authorized for transfer by the four-year institution’s representative and must meet the institution’s general distribution and departmental requirements for entrance.
  • The student must earn a college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better and a grade of 1.5 (C-) or better in all core courses unless prerequisites state otherwise.
  • Earn the lesser of (at least) 20 college level credits or 25% of the credits applicable to the degree or certificate at Pierce College.