Intersegmental General Education
Transfer Curriculum
University of California, California State University Systems

AREA 1 English Communication     6-9 units
CSU requires that students complete three courses, one from each group below. UC requires that students complete one course from GROUP A and one course from GROUP B.

GROUP A ENGLISH COMPOSITION    3 units
English 101

GROUP B CRITICAL THINKING -- COMPOSITION   3 units
English 103

GROUP C ORAL COMMUNICATION (CSU ONLY)   3 units
English 120

AREA 2 Mathematical Concepts
and Quantitative Reasoning     3 units
Math 110**, 116**, 202, 218, 220

**indicates transfer credit may be limited by either UC, or CSU, or both. Consult with your counselor.

AREA 3 Arts and Humanities     9 units
Students must complete a minimum of three courses with at least one from Art Area and one from Humanities Area.

Art Area
Art 100
English 128
Humanities 100, 101, 128

Humanities Area
English 180, 245, 256, 257, 277
History 102, 104, 108, 110
Honors 274, 276, 280, 284
Philosophy 100, 102, 103

AREA 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences     9 units
Students must complete a minimum of three courses from at least two disciplines, or an interdisciplinary sequence

Anthropology 100, 104, 106, 150
Business 106, 108
Geography 104, 150
History 130, 140, 150
Honors 278
Political Science 101, 108, 110, 140
Psychology 102
Sociology 102

AREA 5 Physical and Biological Sciences     7-9 units
Students must complete a minimum of two courses: one Physical Science course and one Biological Science course. At least one course must include a lab (L).

Physical Science
Chemistry 100(L), 102(L), 104(L), 106(L), 108
Geography 102
Geology 102(L), 104(L)
Physics 100, 102(L), 104(L)
Physical Science 120

Biological Science
Anthropology 120, 120L
Biology 100(L), 102(L), 104(L), 106(L), 240, 210(L)

  Language other than English
Students must complete two years of high school level work in the same foreign language with a grade of C or better, OR earn a score of 3 or higher on the Foreign Language Advanced Placement Test, OR 550 on the College Board Achievement Test in Foreign Language, OR complete at least three units from the courses below.

American Sign Language 132
French 102
German 104
Spanish 102

  U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals  6 units
Not actually part of IGETC, this CSU graduation requirement may be completed prior to transfer, Students complete 6 units: one course from Group 1 and one course from Group 2.

Group 1   History 108, 110
Group 2   Political Science 101