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Second Degree

 

Students Seeking a Second Bachelor Degree

"What is the next available entry term?"

Fall 2020 for all majors - Apply Oct. 1, 2019 through Nov. 30, 2019 at www.calstate.edu/apply.

  • Busienss Administration - International Business and Logistics
  • Global Studies and Maritime Affairs
  • Facilities Engineering Technology
  • Marine Engineering Technology
  • Marine Transporation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Oceanography (New)

"How can I apply?"

Apply online at www.calstate.edu/apply. There is a $55.00 application fee required when you submit the online application.

Transfer facts:

  • Cal Maritime accepts academically qualified students seeking a second Bachelors Degree
  • 25% of the entering class are transfer students.
  • 5% of the entering transfer students already have a bachelor's degree.
  • Any major requiring completion of a U.S. Coast Guard License for graduation requires four-years of study at Cal Maritime (within their intended major) to graduate even if the student has completed a Bachelor's Degree and/or hasmany transfer units. This is due to the specialized nature of coursework at Cal Maritime.

"Define 'Second Degree Student.'"

An applicant who has already completed at least one bachelor's degree.

"What items are required for your office to make an admission decision?"

A completed online application, the $55.00 application fee, and all official college transcripts.

2nd Bachelor's Degree Admission Requirements

  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association
  • Are in good academic standing at the last college or university attended
  • Earned a grade point average of at least 2.5 (A=4.0) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted or earned an overall 2.50 GPA in all college units attempted. The Minimum GPA requirement for our "impacted" programs (Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering Technology, Facilities Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Oceanography) will be adjusted higher based on the quantity and academic quality of the other second degree applicants
  • For applicants to certain impacted programs (Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering Technology, and Facilities Engineering Technology), the following policies/requirements must be followed:
    • Your last college math course (college algebra or beyond) cannot be older than five years from the fall semester you would enter Cal Maritime.
    • Students applying to these programs have the option to submit a resume including leadership and activities related to your major.  If submitted, the resume should be sent after the application is submitted but before mid-January.
    • The Minimum GPA requirement in our "impacted" programs (Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering Technology, Facilities Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Oceanography) will be adjusted higher based on the quantity and academic quality of the transfer applicants to each of those programs. 
  • For applicants into the impacted Mechanical Engineering Program  The following policies/requirements must be followed:

    • A college-level calculus II course passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term. Equivalent credit from passing the AP Calculus BC Exam may be used.  This should not be older than five years from the fall semester you would enter Cal Maritime.
    • A college-level physics course (calculus-based with lab or engineering physics with a lab) passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term
    • A college-level chemistry course (with lab) passed with a "C-" or better
    • Passing the three non-math "Golden Four" courses required for upper-division transfer admission to the CSU System (College-level English, Critical Thinking, and Oral Communication)
    • Students applying to these programs have the option to submit a resume including leadership and activities related to your major.  
    • The Minimum GPA requirement in our "impacted" Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering Technology, Facilities Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering programs will be adjusted higher based on the quantity and academic quality of the transfer applicants to each of those programs. 

 

 

 


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All Majors Accepting Fall 2020 Applications Starting October 1, 2019

Cal Maritime, Office of Admission
200 Maritime Academy Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94590

(707) 654-1330 (Office)
(707) 654-1336 (FAX)
admission@csum.edu

 

Admission Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Scheduled Breaks/Holidays:

May 6*:- Aug 16*: No Classes but Campus Tours are Available*
Jul 4*: Holiday, Campus Closed
Aug 13* - Aug 18*: New Student Move-In & Orientation
Aug 19* - Fall Classes Begin
Sep 2*: Holiday, Campus Closed

Sep 3: - Dec 11: Tours Available Including the Ship, Classes in Session
Nov 11: Holiday, Campus Closed
Nov 25-27: No Classes but Campus Tours Available 
Nov 28-29: Holiday, Campus Closed
Dec 12-24: No Classes but Campus Tours Available
Dec 25-Jan 1: Holiday, Campus Closed
Jan 2-3: No Classes but Campus Tours Available
Jan 6: Spring Classes Begin

* Note that the Training Ship Golden Bear unavailable from May 1 to approximately September 3 and will not be available for tours during those dates.


 


Admission Office Resources

Admission Process Deadlines
Annual Security Report (Jeanne Cleary Act)
Cal Maritime New Price & Cost Calculator


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