Bachelor Degree to Associate Degree

A pathway to the associate degree for students who have already achieved a bachelor degree

Students who wish to pursue an associate degree at Cañada College and have already been awarded a bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States may be exempt from Cañada College local associate degree general education requirements. This pathway does not apply to Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA/AS-Ts). Students must still complete a minimum of 12 units in residence at Cañada College. For the major, at least 50% or 12 units (whichever is less) of courses applied to the major must be completed in residence at Cañada College. All other local requirements may be waived if the completed bachelor degree includes coursework that fulfills the Title 5 minimum requirements for the associate degree as noted below.