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Subject Matter Competency Evaluation

If you hold a Bachelor's Degree from any California State University institution other than Sacramento State or are a Sacramento State graduate with a degree other than Social Science and graduated over one (1) year ago, a Social Science advisor will evaluate your transcripts for Social Science Subject Matter Competency for a processing fee of $50.

If you would like to start the evaluation process please mail the following to:

California State University, Sacramento
Social Science Program
Attn - Subject Matter Evaluations
6000 J Street
Sacramento CA 95819-6122

The evaluations process can take between 2 -4 weeks. Please include:

  • Full set of transcripts from all colleges you attended (unofficial copies are okay).
  • Cover letter with brief explanation of why you are submitting transcripts and the date that the evaluation is due. Please also include contact information (address, phone number, email).
  • $50 evaluation fee (check or money order payable to CSUS-SMC).
  • Copies of catalog course descriptions from out of state institutions only.

If you have further questions about this process please contact the Social Science Program office at 916-278-6207.

Subject Matter Coursework for Social Science

Subject Matter Standards for Social Science