Students who plan to earn a Bachelor's Degree should take a pattern of courses designed to complete the lower division preparation for their major and the general education pattern of the college to which they will transfer.
Los Angeles Mission College can provide the lower division preparation for most majors at most universities. For purposes of classification, who are paralleling the work of 4 year Colleges and Universities are indicated as "transfer students."
With careful planning, a student can complete the lower division preparation for most universities and complete the requirements for the Associate Degree simultaneously. Three principal kinds of requirements must be met in order to attain full junior standing at the University of California, the California State Universities, or independent universities which maintain equivalent standards to which students expect to transfer.