2020-21 Degree Pathways
For majors that have multiple concentrations, each concentration has a separate pathway. These sample pathways are show typical course sequencing. Your Academic Advisor will help you adapt the pathways to your own unique situation. Major courses often have prerequisites, and the order shown in these pathways shows the correct sequencing based on course prerequisites.
NOTE: These are for students who started at CSUMB in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.
4-year Pathways for Freshmen
Lower-Division General Education courses can be taken in any order, except that all students should complete GE Areas A1, A2, A3, and B4 by the end of their third semester.
Agricultural Plant & Soil Sciences B.S. (AGPS)
Biology B.S. (BIO)
Business Administration B.S. (BUS)
Cinematic Arts and Technology B.A. (CINE)
Collaborative Health & Human Services B.A. (CHHS)
Communication Design B.S. (CD)
Computer Science B.S. (CS)
Environmental Science, Technology, & Policy B.S. (ESTP)
Environmental Studies B.A. (ENSTU)
Global Studies B.A. (GS)
Human Development & Family Science B.S. (HDFS)
Humanities and Communication B.A. (HCOM)
Students interested in other HCOM concentrations should use the HCOM General Pathway for their first two years, then refer to the transfer pathway for their concentration.
Japanese Language & Culture B.A. (JLC)
Kinesiology B.S. (KIN)
Liberal Studies B.A. (LS)
Liberal Studies B.A. + Credential
Marine Science B.S. (MSCI)
Mathematics B.S. (MATH)
Music B.A. (MPA)
Psychology B.A. (PSY)
Social & Behavioral Sciences B.A. (SBS)
Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures B.A. (SLHC or SPAN)
Statistics B.S. (STAT)
Sustainable Hospitality Management B.S. (SHM)
Visual and Public Art B.A. (VPA)
2-Year Pathways for Transfers
Transfer pathways assume students have completed all lower-division major prerequisites as well as all lower-division CSU General Education and American Institutions requirements.