Thru in Two Scholars Program

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California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program

The CSUDH California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program fully supports transfer students who have earned an Associate's Degree for transfer from a California Community College and have a minimum transfer GPA of a 2.3. Students who choose the California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program will be offered the courses they need to complete their bachelor’s degrees in two academic years. From the time they step onto the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) campus until their graduation they will participate in relevant and meaningful academic experiences, leadership and professional development opportunities.

California Promise Scholars Benefits and Commitment


For students who choose to participate in the California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program at CSUDH, benefits include:

  • The exact courses students both need and want to finish their degree programs in two years;
  • Holistic/Developmental academic advising for two years on campus;
  • A unique opportunity to participate in campus-wide leadership activities, research opportunities, service learning, and student organizations from the junior year forward;
  • Priority registration every semester;
  • Individual mentorship and guidance from CSUDH faculty.

Thru in Two Eligible Majors

College of Arts and Humanities
  • BA in Communications Advertising and Public Relations
  • BA in Africana Studies
  • BA in Art, Art History, Art History
  • BA in Art, Design
  • BA in Art: Studio Art (depending on transferred courses)
  • BA in Digital Media Arts, Audio Engineering
  • BA in Chicano/Chicana Studies
  • BA in Digital Media Arts
  • BA in English
  • BA in Film, Television and Media
  • BA in History, History
  • BA in Communications, Journalism
  • BA in Labor Studies
  • BA in Music: General Music Option
  • BA in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  • BA in Philosophy
  • BA in Spanish
  • BA in Theater Arts
  • BA in Women's Studies
College of Business Administration and Public Policy
  • BS in Applied Studies
  • BS in Business Administration (depending on transferred courses)
  • BS in Criminal Justice Administration
  • BS in Public Administration
College of Education
  • BA in Liberal Studies
College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing
  • BS in Child Development
  • BS in Health Science
  • BA in Human Services
  • BA in Kinesiology/PE
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
  • BA in Anthropology
  • BA in Behavioral Science
  • BA in Biology (depending on transferred courses)
  • BA in Chemistry (depending on transferred courses)
  • BS in Computer Technology (depending on transferred courses)
  • BS Earth Science (depending on transferred courses)
  • BA in Geography
  • BS in Mathematics
  • BA in Political Science
  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in Sociology

2 Year Pledge - California Promise Program eligibility includes continuous enrollment to remain eligible.

Students who choose the California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program agree to:

  • Earn 15 units per semester or 30 units per academic year (may include summer and winter).
  • Meet with an expert team of academic advisors (California Promise Advisor, College Specialist and Major advisor) every semester;
  • Maintain a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA 

Every Semester

  • Meet with your advisor
  • Update your 2 year plan and have your faculty and college specialist review it with you
  • Successfully complete 30 academic units per year
  • Finish each semester in good academic standing


Thank you for your interest in the California Promise Thru in Two Scholars Program. The pledge is open July 5 for Fall 2022 applicants. Deadline to apply ends September 23, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Tanja Sadowski at the University Advisement Center at (310) 243-3844 or email at