College of Professional & International Education

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Degree Completion Program

  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Completion of 72 baccalaureate-level units by the end of the prior Spring term for Fall entrance
    • A maximum of 70 transferable units from a community college
    • A minimum of 2 units from a university
      • A BALA applicant who meets all admission qualifications, but does not have those 2 units, may be admitted on a provisional admission status.
  • Completion of at least 30 units to satisfy the lower-division CSU General Education (GE) Requirements by the end of the prior Spring term for Fall entrance
    • These units must include the Foundation Courses (see below) with a grade of “C” or better
      • Area A1: Written Communication in English
      • Area A2: Oral Communication
      • Area A3: Critical Thinking
      • Area B2: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

A BALA applicant may enroll in Spring 2018 courses in order to obtain the number of units necessary to apply, or to complete the required GE courses. Their application may be admitted on a provisional admission status. Please note: provisional admission offers may be withdrawn if the required courses are not completed, if the overall GPA or course grades are lower than what is reported, or if any admission deadlines are missed.