Associate Degree Petition for Graduation

Associate Degree Graduation Requirements

All students MUST satisfy the following four requirements (1, 2, 3, 4) to earn an Associate in Arts/Science degree:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable units with a grade point average of 2.0 (“C” average). A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Sacramento City College.
  2. Complete each required course with a grade of “C” or better for a “MAJOR” offered at Sacramento City College (see catalog for the list of majors).
  3. Complete all general education requirements, Areas I, II (a & b), III (a & b, or c), IV, V (a & b), and VI.
  4. Complete all three (3) Competency Requirements (reading, writing, and mathematics).

EXCEPTION: Students who possess a baccalaureate or higher degree completed at a college or university accredited through a CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) recognized Regional Accrediting Agency will have satisfied general education and competency requirements for the AA or AS degree. Degrees from accredited institutions outside of the United States will be evaluated on a individual basis.

NOTE: Incomplete petitions will not be accepted

In order to receive a degree, all requirements of that degree must have been met by the end of the term in which you petition. It is highly recommended that you meet with a counselor prior to submitting your graduation petition to ensure that you have met all the requirements for graduation.

Personal Information

  • Established when a student begins enrollment at SCC or any other College/University and maintains continuous enrollment, which is defined as enrollment in at least one semester/session of a calendar year.
  • Catalog requirements for the semester/session a student is applying to graduate.
 

Associate Degree General Education Requirements

  • *Students who possess a Baccalaureate or higher degree completed at a college or university accredited through a CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) recognized Regionally Accredited Agency will have satisfied general education and competency requirements for the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. Degrees from accredited institutions outside of the United States will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • • General Education Requirements

    • College where the classes were taken or mark whether the requirements were met by AP Exam or by Course Substitution

    • Grades and/or indicate if the class is currently in-progress

    example:

    Course Name / Number: POLS 300

    College / AP Exam / Course Sub: ARC/ AP / Sub

    Grade / In progress / AP Score: A / IP / score of 5

  • I - Humanities (3 units minimum)

  • II - Languages and Rationality

    II(a) - English Composition (3 units minimum)

  • II(b) - Communication and Analytical Thinking (3 units minimum)

  • III - Living Skills

  • Area III - Living Skills waived for Military Service Credit (honorable discharge) with minimum of one (1) year active duty service. Submit copy of DD214 member four copy to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • III(a) - Physical Education - Activity Course (1 unit minimum)

  • III(b) - Life Development (2 units minimum)

  • IV - Natural Sciences (3 units minimum)

  • V - Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 units minimum)

    V(a) - American Institutions (one course)

  • V(b) - Other (one course)

  • VI - Ethnic/Multicultural Studies (0-3 units minimum)

  • Competency Requirements

    A - Reading Competency

  • B - Writing Competency

  • C - Mathematics Competency

 

1 - Degree Major Requirements

  • • Required courses for the major (exactly as it appears from your catalog year)

    • College where the classes were taken or mark whether the requirements were met by AP Exam or by Course Substitution

    • Grades and/or indicate if the class is currently in-progress - Major courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better. (eff. 10/11 Catalog Year)

    example:

    Course Name / Number: POLS 300

    College / AP Exam / Course Sub: CRC/ AP / Sub

    Grade / In progress / AP Score: A / IP / score of 5

 

2 - Degree Major Requirements

 

3 - Degree Major Requirements

 

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