This Transfer Degree Road Map applies to the following catalog year(s):

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
COMS 301 3
COMS 321 3
COMS 356 (meetsĀ GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies and IC) 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
COM 327 3
COM 351 3
Performance and Cultural Studies. One course from: COMS 303, COMS 304, COMS 354, COMS 401, COMS 404, COMS 445 3
Community Involvement Requirement. One course from: COMS 323, COMS 400C, COMS 410, COMS 437, COMS 452, COMS 494/L 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
COMS 430 or COMS 440 or COMS 450 3
Rhetorical Theory Band. One course from: COMS 425, COMS 435, COMS 442, COMS 444, COMS 448 3
Communication Theory Band. One course from: COMS 320, COMS 350, COMS 431, COMS 451, COMS 453 3
Communication Studies Electives* 6
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Communication Studies Electives* 9
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

*Refer to catalog for course list.