UC General Education
*Courses may be listed in more than one
area, but shall not
be certified in more than one area.
**Indicates that transfer credit may be
limited by UC or
CSU or both.
to BC catalog for course descriptions
Area 1. English Communication: A
minimum of nine
units required; choose one from each
Students transferring to the UC do not
meet the oral communication requirement
unit requirement of Area 1.
Group A: English Composition: one
semester/four to five quarter units. ENGL
Group B: Critical Thinking-English Composition:
one course, three semester/four to five
Courses must have English Composition as
prerequisite. ENGL B2; PHIL B9.
(Note: AP credit may not be used for ENGL B2)
Group C: Oral Communication (CSU ONLY); one course,
semester/four to five quarter units. COMM B1 (formerly
Area 2. Mathematical Concepts and
one course, three semester/4 - 5 quarter
MATH B1b, B2**, B6a**, B6b, B6c, B6d, B6e, B22**, B23.
Area 3. Arts and Humanities: At
least three courses, nine
semester/12-15 quarter units. At least
from the arts and one from the
A. ARTS: ART B1, B2ab, B3ab, B30a, B30b, B30c,
B30e ; CHST B30e; MUSC
B4a, B4b, B21a*, B21b, B22,
B23, B27; THEA B12a**, B20, B31, B32**.
B. HUMANITIES: ASL B2, B3; CHST
B30b*, B33; ENGL B1b, B5a, B5b,
B3*, B4*; GERM B2; HIST B1,
B3*, B4a*, B4b*,
B15 *, B17a* **, B17b* **,
B20a*, B20b*, B25*,
B30a*, B30b*, B33, B36*;
JAPN B2; MUSC B24, PHIL B6a, B10, B18,
B33, B37; SPAN B2ab*, B3*, B4*.
Area 4. Social and Behavioral Sciences: At least three
courses, nine semester/12-15 quarter
from at least two disciplines or an
ANTH B2, B5; CHDV B13a; CHST B30a, B30b, B33, B36;
ECON B1, B2; GEOG B2;
B2, B3*, B4a*, B4b*, B17a* **,
**, B20a*, B20b*, B25*, B30a*, B30b*, B33, B36*;
HMSV B45; JRNL B1; POLS B1, B2, B3, B16
B1a**, B20, B4; SOCI
B1, B2, B20,
B28, B36, B45.
Area 5. Physical and Biological Sciences: At least two
courses required, seven to nine
twelve quarter units. One physical
and one biological science course; at
least one must
include a laboratory, indicated by (L).
A. PHYSICAL SCIENCES: ASTR B1,
B2, B3; CHEM B1a(L), B2a(L)**; B11
ERSC B10;GEOG B1, B1(L), GEOG B3 ;
GEOL B1a(L), B10**, B10(L)**,
PHYS B2a(L)**, B4a(L)**; PHSC B11(L)**.
B. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: ANTH B1; BIOL B3a(L), B3b(L),
B11(L), B14(L), B15(L), B16(L), B20(L) CRPS B10(L)
Language Other Than English. Proficiency equivalent to
two years of high school study in the
Students transferring to the CSU do not
have to meet the
requirement of a language other than
English for admission
as a transfer student.
FREN B1, B2*, B3*, B4*; GERM B1ab, B2;
B2; RUSS B1ab; SPAN
B1ab, B2ab*, B3*,
CSU Graduation requirement in United States History, Constitution,
and American Ideals
part of IGETC; may be completed prior to transfer.)
Students who wish to meet this requirement at Bakersfield College prior to
transferring to a campus of the CSU may take up to six semester units from the
and one of the following:
B20a, B20b, B30a,
and POLS B1
POLS B12 or
Courses used to satisfy this requirement may not be used to satisfy requirements
for IGETC. Please consult with a counselor for additional information.
General Education Transfer Curriculum Certification (IGETC)
(See Bakersfield College 2004-2005
Catalog, Page 45)