Transfer students must minimally present records with 23 transferable semester units for
admission to Saint Mary's College of California. Successful candidates typically have a
cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students should have 60 or more UC
transferable semester units to transfer with junior status. All courses must be passed with a grade of 'C-' or higher to be transferable. The maximum number of units transferable from a two-year college is 64 semester units. All courses designated as UC transferable are transferable to Saint Mary's College of California.
Saint Mary’s College Core Curriculum
Saint Mary’s College Core consists of three major groupings of student learning – Habits of Mind, Pathways to Knowledge, and Engaging the World – each containing four learning goals.
Critical Thinking, Shared Inquiry, Written and Oral Communication and Information Evaluation and Research Practices. These learning goals are met via Saint Mary's College Collegiate Seminar program and English Composition requirement.
To be completed at Saint Mary's College. We recommend that students take at least one course per year which emphasizes critical thinking, shared inquiry, or written communication, in preparation for Collegiate Seminar.
English Composition (2 courses ENGL 4 and ENGL 5)
ENGL 5 - No Equivalent - second English course to be taken at SMC
To be completed at Saint Mary's College
1) Successfully completing level 003 of any foreign or classical language taught at Saint Mary's.
2) Three years of high school language grade 'B' or higher.
3) Score of three or higher on an Advanced Placement Language examination.
4) A passing score on the TOEFL examination for international students.
5) Completing course through level 131 in a language at CSM.
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