Graduation Requirements

To plan your path to graduation, work with a counselor to create an iSEP (individual student educational plan).

This will be a “road map” to your educational goal and you will know what courses to take to accomplish this milestone.


  1. Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable units with a grade point average of 2.0.  A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Sacramento City College.
  2. Complete courses in any one of the major degree programs listed in the catalog with a “C” grade or better in each course for the major.
  3. Complete the general education requirements with a “C” grade or better, including the Competency Requirements (reading, writing and mathematics).

3 Parts of an Associate Degree

Unit Minimums
Course TypeUnits
General Education18+

Look for your current General Education sheet.

File for Graduation

Graduation and Transfer

It is important to work with a counselor to correctly and efficiently plan for transfer to a college or university.

While planning the iSEP, be sure to let the counselor know what your specific educational goals are. Does it include earning an associate degree and transfer? The 60 units used for the associate degree can also be used to meet transfer requirements.

For more information about transferring to a college or university, visit the Transfer Center.