University Transfer at College of San Mateo - Option 3: Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum Certification for UC (IGETC/UC)
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University Transfer
CAUniversity Transfer Option 3: Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum Certification for UC (IGETC/UC)

Certificate Requirements

Complete 34-39 semester units of coursework to meet the IGETC/UC Certification requirements as listed below.

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the certificate. Specific courses required to fulfill requirements can be found on the IGETC Form

Complete 6 Units of Area A: Enlgish Communication

Area 1A: English Composition 3.0 units
Area 1B: Critical Thinking 3.0 units

Complete 3 units of Area 2: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

Area 2 3.0 units

Complete 9 units of Area
3: Art and Humanities
At least one course must be selected from Arts and one course from Humanities. The third course can be selected from either Arts or Humanities.

Area 3A: Arts 3.0 units
Area 3B: Humanities 3.0 units
Area 3A or 3B 3.0 units

Complete 9 units in Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Must complete coursework in at least two disciplines.

Area 4 9.0 units

Complete 7 units in Area 5: Physical and Biological Sciences.
At least one course must include a laboratory component

Area 5A: Physical Science 3-4 units
Area 5B: Biological Science 3-4 units

Language other than English - Area 6:
This area is a proficiency requirement than can be fulfilled through a number of options. Verification for any of the options listed on page 63 of the catalog is required to complete certification.