Counseling Department


UC General Education Pattern (IGETC)

*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.

Go to BC catalog for course descriptions

Area 1.
English Communication: A minimum of nine

units required; choose one from each area. Note:

Students transferring to the UC do not have to

meet the oral communication requirement or the

unit requirement of Area 1.

Group A: English Composition: one course, three

semester/four to five quarter units. ENGL B1a.

Group B: Critical Thinking-English Composition:

one course, three semester/four to five quarter units.

Courses must have English Composition as a

prerequisite. ENGL B2; PHIL B9.

(Note: AP credit may not be used for ENGL
B2)

Group C: Oral Communication (CSU ONLY); one course, three

semester/four to five quarter units. COMM B1 (formerly SPCH B1), B2 COMM B8.

Area 2. Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning:

one course, three semester/4 - 5 quarter units.

MATH B1a MATH B1bB2**, B6a**, B6b, B6c, B6d, B6e, B22**, B23.


Area 3. Arts and Humanities: At least three courses, nine

semester/12-15 quarter units. At least one course

from the arts and one from the humanities.

A. ARTS: ART
B1, B2ab, B3ab, B30a, B30b, B30c,

B30d, B30e ; CHST B30e; MUSC B2**, B4a, B4b, B21a*, B21b, B22,

B23, B27; THEA B12a**, B20, B31, B32**.

B. HUMANITIES: ASL
B2, B3
; CHST B30a*,

B30b*, B33; ENGL  B1b, B5a, B5b, B10,

B21, B23, B27, B28, B29, B30a, B30b; FREN B2*,
B3*, B4*; GERM B2; HIST B1, B2, B3*, B4a*,
B4b*,
B15 *, B17a* **, B17b* **, B18, B20a
*, B20b*, B25*,
B30a*, B30b*, B33, B36*;

JAPN B2; MUSC B24, PHIL B6a, B10, B18, B32,

B33, B37; SPAN B2ab*, B3*, B4*.

Area 4. Social and Behavioral Sciences: At least three

courses, nine semester/12-15 quarter units. Courses

from at least two disciplines or an interdisciplinary

sequence.

ANTH
B2, B5; CHDV B13a; CHST B30a, B30b, B33, B36; 
ECON
B1, B2; GEOG B2; HIST B1 B2, B3*, B4a*, B4b*, B17a* **,

B17b* **,  B20a*, B20b*, B25*, B30a*, B30b*, B33, B36*; 
HMSV
B45; JRNL B1; POLS B1, B2, B3, B16

PSYC B1a**, B20, B4; SOCI  B1, B2, B20,

B28, B36, B45.

Area 5.
Physical and Biological Sciences: At least two

courses required, seven to nine semester/nine to

twelve quarter units. One physical science course

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 (L)

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)


Other:

Language Other Than English. Proficiency equivalent to

two years of high school study in the same language.

Students transferring to the CSU do not have to meet the

requirement of a language other than English for admission

as a transfer student.

ASL
B1; B2*; B3*; B4; FREN B1, B2*, B3*, B4*; GERM B1ab, B2;

JAPN B1; B2; RUSS B1ab; SPAN B1ab, B2ab*, B3*, B4*, B10.

CSU Graduation requirement in United States History, Constitution,
and American Ideals

(Not 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 combinations below:

 

POLS B1 and one of the following:
HIST B17a , B17b, B20a, B20b, B30a, (CHST B30a ), B30b (CHST B30b ), or B36

OR

HIST B17a and POLS B1 or POLS B12 or HIST B18

Note: Courses used to satisfy this requirement may not be used to satisfy requirements for IGETC. Please consult with a counselor for additional information.


 Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum Certification (IGETC)
(See Bakersfield College 2004-2005 Catalog, Page 45)