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Information for Two-Year Option - Transfers Admitted Fall 2018

In order to participate in the Two-Year Beach Pledge Program, transfer students must meet certain requirements and sign an electronic Beach Pledge agreement.

Participating students must be an AD-T Transfer Student who is following the AD-T similar contract (eligible to complete remaining 60 baccalaureate units at CSULB).

  • AD-T's must be earned by the end of the Summer 2018 prior to Fall 2018 admissions.
  • AD-T similar contracts must be signed with your respective college advising center; note the AD-T similar contract is separate from the required Beach Pledge agreement.
  • GPA verification will be based on the minimum CUM GPA (3.00) earned with your AD-T in Summer 2018.

Participating students must:

  • Pursue an eligible major (from the majors listed below), and meet all of the following requirements:
    • Was admitted directly to the eligible major.
    • Does not deviate from their major and/or add a double major or minor.
  • Maintain a minimum CUM GPA of 3.00, Major GPA of 2.50.  You also may not be on academic probation any semester (GPA’s will be verified at the end of each Fall and Spring term).
  • Earn at least 30 baccalaureate units each academic year toward graduation in approved major.
    • Unit Load: Students must enroll in a minimum of 15 units per semester. However, if students wish to enroll in less than 15 units per semester, students must take winter or summer session courses in order to earn the required units within the academic year. 
      (Courses numbered 001-099 are excluded from the 30 required baccalaureate units, e.g. CHEM 90, MATH 92, 94, 95, STAT 90, & S/I 60)
    • Students can include previously earned units towards their 30 baccalaureate units (e.g. AP, IB, CLEP, & transfer credit; note that a maximum of 70 Community College units can count towards the required benchmarks below).
    • Students must meet 30 baccalaureate unit benchmarks by the end of each Summer term.
      • Transfer Juniors meet 90 units by the end of their first Summer term.
      • (Transfer Seniors should graduate by the end of their second Spring Semester).
  • Each semester, students will submit their personalized academic plan (eg. roadmap, educational plan, Degree Planner, etc.), to their Beach Pledge advisor in order to ensure they are on track.
  • Enroll in required courses during the priority registration period.
    • Ensure all holds are released before priority registration begins.
    • Register within 24 hours of registration appointment, if not, student assumes full responsibility for any potential issues that may delay their graduation.
    • Do not waitlist courses.
    • Pay tuition and fees by the designated date.

Eligibility for Other Programs:

  • If you are planning to participate in the University Honors Program and/or NCAA Athletics, eligibility in such programs supersedes participation in the Beach Pledge Program.


AD-T Eligible Majors:


College of Business Administration

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business 
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operation Supply Chain Management

 College of Education

  • Liberal Studies Track I

College of Engineering

  • Computer Science

College of Health and Human Services

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – Option in Child Development and Family Studies
  • Kinesiology – Option in Sport Psychology and Leadership

College of Liberal Arts

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Asian American Studies
  • Business Economics
  • Chicano and Latino Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Communication Studies - Communication, Culture, and Public Affairs Option
  • Communication Studies - Interpersonal and Organizational Communication Option
  • Comparative World Literature
  • Economics
  • Economics: Mathematical Economics & Economic Theory Option BA
  • English Creative Writing
  • English Literature
  • English Rhetoric and Composition
  • English Special Emphasis
  • Environmental Science and Policy B.A.
  • Geography
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Jewish Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology – Option in Organismal Biology
  • Earth Science BS
  • Geology BS
  • Mathematics – Applied Mathematics Option BS
  • Mathematics – Mathematics Education Option BS
  • Mathematics BS
  • Mathematics – Statistics Option BS
  • Physics BA

College of The Arts

  • Art – Studio Art
  • Art History
  • Film and Electronic Art – Theory and Practice of Cinema
  • Technical Theatre
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre Arts Performance

**Failure to meet any and all requirements will deem a student ineligible for the Beach Pledge Program