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Colleges / California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%
Acceptance Rate81%

CSU Dominguez Hills Academics

California State University, Dominguez Hills requires a minimum of 120 semester units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. CSU Dominguez Hills accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, CSU Dominguez Hills has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 48% of students who start college at CSU Dominguez Hills graduate within six years.

CSU Dominguez Hills offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: CSU Dominguez Hills may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At CSU Dominguez Hills?

CSU Dominguez Hills has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with CSU Dominguez Hills directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at CSU Dominguez Hills

When choosing a major, CSU Dominguez Hills students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at CSU Dominguez Hills.

Student Designed Majors

CSU Dominguez Hills allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

CSU Dominguez Hills does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at CSU Dominguez Hills

CSU Dominguez Hills offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About California State University, Dominguez Hills

Does CSU Dominguez Hills Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills Offer Online Classes?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills Give AP Credit?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills Have An Honors Program?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills Require Internships?

🟨 CSU Dominguez Hills does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills Library

The main library on campus is the Leo F. Cain Educational Resource Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at CSU Dominguez Hills

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

CSU Dominguez Hills does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

CSU Dominguez Hills has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at CSU Dominguez Hills include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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