General Education Breadth, IGETC Certificate

The Certificate of Achievement in Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is a program that provides students with the option of fulfilling all lower division general education requirements for transferring to the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), or most California private institutions.


Students who intend to transfer must meet all current lower division Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) requirements including minimum GPA. Students may also request certification of their general education upon completion of this Certificate of Achievement. The Certificate of Achievement will appear on students' transcripts, but the certificate is a separate request that must be filled out by a counselor and is the students' responsibility to submit to their transfer institution. Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor to discuss transfer requirements and lower division major preparation that is needed for their intended transfer university.

Although the certificate recognizes the completion of IGETC lower division general education requirements, it does not guarantee admission to a specific campus within the UC or CSU system nor does it guarantee admission to a specific major. Some majors and colleges may require a different lower division preparation and/or a higher GPA than is necessary for this certificate. A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses.

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