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University Studies (Transfer Degrees)


The focus of freshman and sophomore years at any college or university is on completing the general education requirements. These years are also an opportunity for students to explore many different subjects before deciding on a major.


Carl Sandburg College’s University Studies Program provides the same quality educational courses that a student would take as a freshman or sophomore anywhere else, but at a much lower cost. Because Carl Sandburg College has individual learning as its number one priority, we offer student-centered classes, faculty and programs that provide the academic skills needed for successful transfer to other institutions.


Transferring to a four-year college or university from Carl Sandburg College can easily be achieved by following these steps:

  • Earn one of the transfer degrees outlined in our catalog and select Carl Sandburg College courses that match the freshman and sophomore requirements of the four-year school you plan to attend. Check the course equivalencies (articulation) links by clicking on the link below (Transfer Course Equivalency Guides) and check with your advisor.
  • Complete an educational plan with your advisor and follow it.