Glendale Community College shall confer the degree of Associate of Arts or Associate of Science upon a student who has satisfactorily completed all of the requirements for graduation.
A student may receive only one (AS or AS-T) and one (AA or AA-T) degree for a total of two Associate degrees. However, if a student seeks to earn additional degrees for employment purposes, or four-year university admission requirement, he or she may do so. See catalog or requirements.
The Associate degree is granted to persons who file a Petition for Graduation in the Office of Admissions and Records, who are not on academic probation, and who have completed 12 semester units of the required college curriculum of 60 degree applicable semester units at Glendale Community College.
Education toward the granting of AA/AS degree(s) is provided in accordance with approved graduation requirements. General education and major coursework form the core of the required curriculum, the balance being electives.
Graduation Requirements - shows catalog course descriptions for each subject area.
Graduation Requirements 2020-2021 (pdf)
Graduation Requirements 2019-2020 (pdf)
Graduation Requirements 2018-2019 (pdf)
Graduation Requirements 2017-2018 (pdf)
Graduation Requirements 2016-2017 (pdf)
Associate in Arts Degree Requirements
The requirement for the Associate in Arts degree may be met by completing an approved major/certificate program of 18 semester units or more. The approved majors/certificates are listed on the following page.
Associate in Science Degree Requirements
The requirements for the Associate in Science degree may be met by completing an approved major or certificate program of 18 semester units or more. The approved major/certificate program are listed on the following page.
California Community Colleges are now offering associate degrees for transfer to the CSU. These may include Associate in Arts (AA-T) or Associate in Science (AS-T) degrees. These degrees are designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree.