12/18/2018: ASSIST has released a new Course Transferability Tool. Visit http://transfer.assist.org to check out the tool. Launch of the full, new ASSIST site is anticipated for May 2019.
- Course articulation data for SF State is updated on an ongoing basis at the current ASSIST site and is in effect unless otherwise noted there.
- Course-to-course articulation involving new curriculum effective Fall 2017 and after cannot be displayed.
- New or revised lower division requirements for SF State degree programs effective Fall 2017 and after cannot be adequately displayed.
- For course articulation that cannot be displayed at ASSIST.org, refer to this supplemental database of SF State-approved course equivalencies.
- For current information about SF State degree program requirements, refer to the Academic Programs section of the University Bulletin.
- For a summary of requirement changes or other updates affecting lower division major preparation, refer to Revised SF State Major Info.
- For the most recent summary of SF State courses aligned to C-ID, refer to the Resources section in the left menu.
The Articulation office works to ensure that prospective students have access to accurate information about approved SF State course equivalencies and transfer pathways. In support of this goal, we
- Identify potential course equivalencies and pathways, facilitate faculty review, and display approved course equivalencies for requirements in SF State's undergraduate degree programs;
- Collaborate with other SF State offices working with transfer credit;
- Develop and deliver resources about articulation and transfer credit to the campus;
- Utilize technology to improve data accuracy and increase accessibility to information about transfer credit.
Current articulation agreements with California's community colleges and other CSU campuses are maintained in ASSIST, a public database that displays how lower division course units can be applied after transfer. SF State's faculty-approved course-to-course agreements are organized by department and by undergraduate major. Visit ASSIST at assist.org.
Agreements outside of ASSIST
SF State maintains course and GE equivalencies with other institutions which are not displayed in ASSIST.
- Agreements with international partner institutions (located on the website of the Office of International Programs)
- Agreements with accredited institutions located in the U.S
Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (STAR Act/SB1440) Information
The Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act was enacted with the passage of SB 1440, which became state law in 2010. The STAR Act enabled California’s Community Colleges and the California State University to collaborate on the creation of the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT): Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) and Associate of Science for Transfer (AS-T). SF State recognizes AA-Ts or AS-Ts as similar to nearly ninety of its degree programs. More STAR Act/SB1440 Information.