A.A.-T, English


An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field. To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must:  

1) complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a “C” grade or better, 

2) complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,

3) achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective).


Advertising Person Film/TV Scriptwriter Methods Analyst
Advertising Researcher Information Specialist  Program Developer 
Arts Program Administrator Insurance Examiner Public Relations
Business Administrator Interpreter Publisher 
Civil Servant Journalist  Researcher
Columnist/Journalist Lawyer  Teacher
Contract Specialist Legislative Assistant Technical Writer 
Diplomat Lexicographer Writer
Drama/Film Critic Librarian Writing Consultant
Editor/Evaluator Manager  


Degree/Certificate Types:
A.A. - Associate in Arts C.A. - Certificate of Achievement
A.S. - Associate in Science C.S. - Certificate of Specialization
A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)
A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer