UC Pathways Transfer Degree

The Los Angeles City College Chemistry Department now offers the UC Transfer Associate’s Degree! A Chemistry Degree transferring you to the University of California system.

Are you a chemistry major? Do you want to transfer to a University of California campus? Our UC Transfer Associate of Science in Chemistry degree is the degree for you! By completing the degree, along with a Transfer Admission Guarantee Agreements (TAG)* with one UC campus of your choice and meeting the GPA requirements, you will be guaranteed admission to your chosen UC campus as a chemistry major with junior status.

What you need to do for guaranteed admission:

  • Complete your Transfer Pathway by completing all of the chemistry, physics, and math coursework major requirements
  • Complete a TAG with a UC campus
  • Maintain your GPA so that you meet or exceed the minimum GPA for the UC campus TAG (2.8 to 3.4, depending on the campus)
  • Submit a TAG application by September 30
  • Apply for UC admission by November 30

For more information, please contact the LACC Chemistry Department Chair, or our STEM Counselor.

About the degree:

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Important Note:

You may complete a TAG with only one UC campus! TAGs are available at Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz. Berkeley, UCLA, and San Diego do not offer TAGs.

For more information about TAGs, please go to the UC Transfer Admission Guarantee website, or speak with our STEM Counselor.

Contact Us


SCI 324B


Glen Baghdasarian, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Email: baghdag@lacitycollege.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext 2600

For the fastest response, please send an email.
To have your prerequisites waived, please contact the Counselling Department.

If a class is open and you are unable to enrol (and already have the correct prerequisites) please email Admissions.