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Colleges / California State University, Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA 4-Year Public
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CSU Bakersfield Academics

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

CSU Bakersfield accepts transfer credits. Additionally, CSU Bakersfield has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 32% of students who start college at CSU Bakersfield graduate within six years.

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

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

Reminder: CSU Bakersfield 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 Do I Have To Take At CSU Bakersfield?

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

Majors at CSU Bakersfield

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

Frequently Asked Questions About California State University, Bakersfield

Does CSU Bakersfield Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with CSU Bakersfield directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does CSU Bakersfield Have An Online Program?

🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at CSU Bakersfield, contant the school directly.

Does CSU Bakersfield Offer AP Credit?

🟨 CSU Bakersfield may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does CSU Bakersfield Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at CSU Bakersfield, check with the school directly.

Does CSU Bakersfield Require Internships?

❌ CSU Bakersfield does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While CSU Bakersfield does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About California State University, Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield Library

The main library on campus is the Walter W. Stiern Library.

Dual Degree Programs at CSU Bakersfield

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

For more information on possible dual degree options at CSU Bakersfield, contact the university directly.


Does CSU Bakersfield have any ROTC programs?

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

CSU Bakersfield does not have any ROTC programs.

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CSU Bakersfield Majors & Subject Areas

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