CDOE Admissions Information

Upcoming Application Opportunities

Applications will be accepted August 1-31, 2018 for admission to the 2019 spring semester. The application period for fall 2019 is October 1-November 30, 2018. Students apply for admission to a degree program and to the University on the Cal State Apply website. (The application period for fall 2018 ended November 30, 2017.)

Cal State Apply Application Instructions

Cal State ApplyApplication Dates:

For Spring 2019 Semester: August 1-31, 2018

For Fall 2019 Semester: October 1-November 30, 2018

Liberal Studies Workshops

Liberal Studies Workshops

The BA in Liberal Studies is the undergraduate degree program for students who wish to go on to a credential program to become multiple-subject, K-12 teachers. The Liberal Studies Department views learning as a transformative, socially interactive process. Engagement in this process requires critical intellectual inquiry, reflection, collaboration, and the exploration of the interconnectedness and relationships among the disciplines, society, and our own humanity.

Career and Life Planning Certificate Program

Career & Life Planning Certificate Program

Description: Training for national certification by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) is provided through nine semester units of coursework provided either online or on campus by the Social Science Department at California State University, Chico.

BA in Liberal Studies

BA in Liberal Studies

Description: The California State University, Chico Liberal Studies Online program is a web-based undergraduate degree completion program for those working toward a baccalaureate in liberal studies and who wish to eventually earn a California multiple-subject elementary teaching credential. Sixty (60) upper division units are offered. Students may take a portion of their lower-division work at a community college, at a CSU campus or online program, or at another accredited four-year college or university.

MS in Agricultural Education

MS AG EDUCATION under construction


Advising - Program Specific

Program Advising

It is strongly recommended that you contact the program advisor for your major before registering for classes. Programs and advisors are listed below.

BA in Liberal Studies
Rena Marino, 530-898-5802

Registration for Re-admitted Students

Registration for Re-admitted Students

If you were previously admitted to California State University, Chico but did not register for the previous full semester (fall or spring) you will need to complete another university application to be readmitted. (This does not apply to students who filed a Planned Educational Leave [PEL].)

Registration for Continuing Students

Registration Procedures for Continuing Students

You are considered a continuing state-support student if you have been officially admitted to California State University, Chico and you were enrolled during the previous semester.

BA in Sociology

Chico Distance & Online EducationDo you have a passion for studying social groups? Do you have a vision for a just society? The California State University, Chico BA in Sociology online degree completion program combines the theoretical and research traditions of sociology with hands-on practice, preparing you for a successful and rewarding career in sociology-related fields.