Apr 27, 2018  
Catalog and Student Handbook 2008-2009 
Catalog and Student Handbook 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

University Parallel Program

(General Transfer Major)

The general transfer major at Columbia State allows students to take courses required in the first two years of most majors at senior institutions. Emphases in the general transfer major at Columbia State include but are not limited to those listed below.

A student intending to pursue a major not listed below may request that an emphasis corresponding to his/her major be developed.

Business and Technology Division Emphases

Business                         Computer Science 

Computer Information Systems Economics

Humanities Division Emphases

Art                              Mass Communications 

Commercial Entertainment Music Communication Studies Performance Studies English Public Relations Graphic Design

Science and Mathematics Division Emphases

Agriculture                      Pre-Dentistry 

Biology Pre-Engineering
Chemistry Pre-Medical Technology
Mathematics Pre-Medicine
Physics Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Dental Hygiene Pre-Physical Therapy

Social Sciences and Education Division Emphases

Education, Early Childhood       History 

Education, Elementary Political Science
Education, Secondary* Psychology
Geography Sociology
Health & Physical Education

*Students planning to pursue a degree in secondary education should major in general transfer with an emphasis in the subject that they plan to teach. Electives could include EDU 201 and EDU 221.

General Transfer, No Emphasis

General transfer program for undecided students

Programs of Study for Selected Emphases Within the General Transfer Major

Degree checksheets for programs of study for the emphases listed above are available Online at www.columbiastate.edu/admissions/degree-audits.htm. The degree checklists specify graduation requirements for each emphasis. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they plan to transfer. If the program of study differs from the Columbia State requirements, students may request course substitutions.