On the recommendation of the faculty, the colleges of the San Diego Community College District award the Associate of Arts degree or the Associate of Science degree.

The Associate of Arts degree is awarded in the social sciences, humanities, the arts, and similar disciplines. The Associate of Science degree is awarded in engineering, physical and biological sciences, and occupational curricula.

City College offers an Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree in Journalism. Learn more about it here.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) for California State University (CSU) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Each AA-T is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses. Please see a counselor and http://ADegreeWithAGuarantee.com for more information.