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Green River College International Programs

University Transfer

Bernard Halim Santosa - Indonesia

“Green River played a significant role in helping me transfer to a top university in America” ...more

  • Bernard Halim Santosa Indonesia
  • Transferred to: UCLA
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
Ivania Livia Hartanto - Indonesia

“Green River not only offered a great education, but also offered a warm and welcoming community where I could grow and feel a sense of family.” ...more

  • Ivania Livia Hartanto Indonesia
  • Transferred to: Cornell University
  • Major: Food Science

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Green River - A leader in university transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.

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University Transfer Pathway

Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed, but our students have been very successful in gaining admission to top universities.

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  • Architecture
  • Art/Design
  • Aviation
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Sociology
  • Speech
  • and more…

Planning for Transfer

The following are some sample degree plans created in our online degree plan system, called Ed Plan. Every current Green River student, as well as advisors, have access to Ed Plan, where students and advisors create customized degree plans to map out studies here at Green River.

If you plan to get an associate’s degree or certificate at Green River, you can use the degree audit tool to track your progress towards completing your degree or certificate.

The following degree plans are examples only

Degree, transfer credits and major requirements can change without notice, so it is the student’s responsibly to carefully check requirements necessary for transfer, major admission and degree completion. Please ask your advisor if you have any questions!

Sample Classes for Popular Majors

The following is a list of sample classes for popular university transfer majors:


  • Physics for Engineering
  • Calculus
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Introduction to Engineering Problems
  • Statistics
  • Engineering Design Graphics
  • Materials Science
  • Thermodynamics
  • Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials


  • Introduction to Business
  • Government and Society
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Law
  • Finite Math
  • Calculus for Business
  • Statistics for Business
  • Speech

Computer Science:

  • Physics for Engineering
  • Calculus
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Logic
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Program Design
  • C Programming
  • C++ Programming


  • Beginning Design
  • Drawing
  • Color and Design
  • 3 Dimensional Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Painting, and History of Art

Education Requirements

In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in the US, all students must complete specific requirements for their major as well as general education requirements which represent a foundation of learning in various areas including Math, Writing, Science, Social Science and Humanities. Students are given freedom to select classes of their choice from general categories.

For example, within the "Social Science" category, students can choose any one of the following subjects: sociology, psychology, political science, history, geography and others. The Humanities category includes: art, speech, communications, languages, music, philosophy, and others. Science includes: chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and others.

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