Transfer Studies – Full lntersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certification: CSU

Transfer Studies – Full IGETC Certification: CSU, Certificate of Achievement

The lntersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC} Full Certification for California State University (CSU) provides students the ability to fulfill in-state, public university lower-division general education requirements before transferring. It is strongly recommended that students complete the IGETC prior to transfer to allow more flexibility in class selection at the university and timely progress to degree completion. All UC and CSU campuses will accept the completed IGETC to satisfy all lower-division general education requirements, however, individual colleges or majors within a CSU or UC campus may not accept IGETC for meeting general education.

Upon completion of the Transfer Studies - Full lGETC Certification: CSU, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking through literary works and written compositions
  • Utilize quantitative analysis and have the ability to use and criticize quantitative arguments
  • Analyze works of philosophical, historical, literary, aesthetic and cultural importance
  • Examine social and behavioral perspectives in their contemporary, historical, and geographical settings
  • Comprehend physical and biological concepts, their limitations, and the power of scientific inquiry


Course # Title Units
Required Core Courses
Area 1A English Composition 3
Area 1B Critical Thinking – English Composition 3
Area 1C Oral Communication 3
Area 2 Math Concepts & Quantitative Reasoning 3-5
Area 3A Arts 3
Area 3B Humanities 3
Area 3A/B Arts & Humanities 3
Area 4 Social & Behavioral Sciences 9
Area 5A Physical Science 4
Area 5B Biological Science 3-4
Area 5C Laboratory Science
Total 37-40