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Shorten Time to Degree

One of the major advantages of our program is that it helps students save time.

By earning transferable credits through the First Year Transition Academy program, students get a headstart on their degree and can graduate at the same time as their peers who began in the traditional fall quarter. This can be a huge advantage in terms of job opportunities and future career prospects.

Course Equivalents

Note: Your summer and fall online courses will be taught through our University of California partner at UC Riverside. Providing you the following transfer equivalents:

UC Riverside UC Santa Cruz Equivalent Units Earned
Summer
2024
Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON XR002
Introductory Macroeconomics: Aggregate Economic Activity
ECON 2
5 units
Introduction to Critical Thinking
PHIL XR007
This course satisfies lower division general education requirement at UC Santa Cruz. 4 units
The United States to 1877
HIST XR17A
In process of approval for equivalent 4 units
Fall
2024
Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON XR003
Introductory Microeconomics: Resource Allocation and Market Structure
ECON 1
5 units
The United States from 1865
HIST XR17B
In process of approval for equivalent 4 units
First-Year Calculus
MATH 009A
Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
MATH 19A
4 units

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