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IGETC

Catalog: IGETC

Completion of all of the requirements in the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) will permit a student to transfer from a community college to a campus in either the CSU or UC system without the need, after transfer, to take additional lower-division, general education courses to satisfy campus general education requirements.

The course requirements for all areas must be completed before the IGETC can be fully certified. Each course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

AREA 1 - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION

CSU Three courses required, one from each group below.
UC Two courses required, one each from Area 1A and Area 1B
AREA 1A: English Composition (one course required),
ENGWR 300, 480*, HONOR 375
AREA 1B: Critical Thinking - English Composition (one course required); COMM 311, 315; ENGWR 301, 302; PHIL 328;
AREA 1C: Oral Communication - CSU ONLY (one course required) COMM 301, 331*, 361*.

AREA 2 - MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING
(One course required)

MATH 300, 341*, 344, 350*, 351*, 370*, 400*, 401*, 402*; PSYC 330*; STAT 300*

AREA 3 - ARTS AND HUMANITIES
At least 3 courses with at least one from the Arts and one from the Humanities.

9 semester units

3A. ARTS
ARTH 300, 303, 307, 309, 311, 312, 324, 325, 328, 332, 333; ARTPH 342; FMS 300, 305*, 320; MUFHL 300*, 308, 310, 311, 315, 321*, 330, 400; PHOTO 420; RTVF 305*; TA 300, 302, 303, 306, 322, 323
3B. HUMANITIES:
ARTH 328, 333; ENGLT 303, 310, 311, 320, 321, 330, 336, 340, 341, 343, 345, 360, 402; ENGWR 301; FMS 488*; GEOG 481*; HIST 364, 365, 380; HONOR 350*, 364, 382*; HUM 300, 301, 310, 320, 324, 331, 332, 484*; PHIL 300, 304, 310, 330, 331, 338, 350, 352, 356, 360; SILA 316; SPAN 411, 412, 413, 415, 425, 426, 427; VIET 411, 412

AREA 4 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sciences At least 3 courses from at least two disciplines, 9 semester units required

ANTH 310, 316, 323, 324, 331, 332, 334, 341, 374; BUS 345*; COMM 325*, 480; ECE 312*, 314*; ECON 302, 304, 306; GEOG 302, 310, 320, 322, 481*; HIST 301, 302, 307, 308, 312*+, 313*+, 314+, 320*+, 321*+, 331+, 344, 360, 364, 365, 370, 371+, 373, 380; HONOR 340*, 382*; HUM 484*; JOUR 310*, 320; POLS 301+, 302, 304, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 318, 319, 320, 324; PSYC 300, 320, 335, 340, 353, 356, 360, 368, 371; RTVF 300*; SILA 330; SOCSC 300, 320, 325, 330, 360*; SOC 300, 301, 310, 321, 341; TA 306

+ CSU Campuses have discretion to allow these courses to "double count" for Area 4 credit and the CSU U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement. Please see your counselor for further information.

AREA 5 - Physical and Biological Sciences
2 courses required, one Physical Science course and one Biological Science course, at least one must include a laboratory.

7-9 semester units

5A. PHYSICAL SCIENCE
ASTR 300, 400(L); CHEM 305(L)*, 306(L)*, 309(L), 321, 322(L), 400(L), 401(L)*, 420(L), 421(L); GEOG 300, 301(L), 306; GEOL 300*, 301(L)*, 305*, 306(L)*, 310*, 311(L)*, 330; PHYS 310*, 350(L)*, 360(L)*, 370(L)*, 380(L)*, 411(L)*, 421(L)*, 431(L)*
5B. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
ANTH 300, 301(L), 303; BIOL 300*, 307(L), 310(L)*, 342, 351, 352, 366, 400(L), 410(L), 420(L), 430(L), 431(L), 440(L), 462*, 470; GEOG 305, PSYC 312(L)

(L) Courses designated with an (L) are Lab Courses


Area 6 Language other than English - UC Requirement only (0-4 units)

One course (4 semester units)

Sign Language Studies 305, 306, 315, 316*; Spanish 401, 402, 411*, 412; 413*; Vietnamese 401, 402, 411*, 412*

or

Completion of two years of the same foreign language in high school with "C" or better.


CSU Graduation Requirement in U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
(not required to complete IGETC)

  1. POLS 301 paired with one course from HIST 312*, 313*, 320*, 321*, 331, or 371;
  2. HIST 312* or 320* paired with one from HIST 313*, 314, 321* or POLS 304

Note: Effective beginning Fall 2005, junior and senior transfers may be admitted to CSU campuses with a grade point average of 2.0 in 60 transferable semester units, completion of a minimum of 30 semester units from CSU-GE Breadth (see preceding page), or completion of all IGETC requirements with grades of "C", "Pass" ("P"), or "Credit" ("Cr") or better.

Transfer students are highly encouraged to see a counselor every semester in preparation for transfer.

*Courses designated with an asterisk have limited transfer credit. Courses listed in more than one GE area can only be used to fulfill a single area. If you are planning to take any of these courses, you should meet with a Counselor to discuss the limitations on transfer credit.

Make sure you meet with a Counselor to identify how to best meet your General Education transfer requirements.

The courses listed here are accurate as of the date of publication of the 2014–2015 Catalog, but are subject to change. Contact or visit the CRC Counseling Center for updated information.