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What do GE Plans, Transferable, Articulated, AA-AS Plan, CSU Plan, and IGETC mean?

 

Course Number Course Name
(Official Outline)
Units Transferable/ Articulated GE Plans :
AA-AS/CSU/ IGETC/CAN
Astr
100
Principles of
Astronomy

(Effective Fall 2004)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/
SDSU
AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
109
Astronomy
Laboratory

(Effective Fall 2008)
SLO Report
1 CSU,UC/
SDSU
CSU
IGETC
Astr
120
Solar System
Astronomy

(Effective Fall 2001)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/ AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
150
Discovery of the Cosmos
(Effective Fall 2003)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/ AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
170
The Radical
Universe

(Effective Fall 2000)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/ AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
180
Life in the
Universe

(Effective Fall 2001)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/ AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
205
Elementary
Astrophysics

(Effective Fall 2004)
SLO Report
3 CSU,UC/ AA-AS/CSU
IGETC
Astr
295
Selected Topics
in Astronomy
1-3 CSU,UC/  
Astr
299
Independent
Study
1-3 CSU,UC/  

Last update: June 23, 2011

GE Plans (General Education Plans): A breadth of coursework required of students seeking degrees in institutions of higher education that provides a comprehensive education and exposure to diverse fields of knowledge. The three plans most commonly followed by SWC students are: AA-AS Plan, CSU Plan, and IGETC Plan.

Transferable: A course at Southwestern College that counts as elective credit at the transfer institution.

Articulated: A course at Southwestern College that is acceptable in place of a course at the transfer institution.

AA-AS Plan: The general education requirements for the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees at Southwestern College. (Southwestern College Associate Degree (A.S. or A.A.) View AA-AS Plan pdf

CSU Plan: An agreement that specifies which transferable courses at Southwestern College will satisfy the general education requirements of the California State University system. (California State University (CSU) Breadth Requirements) View CSU Plan pdf

IGETC Plan: An agreement that specifies which transferable courses at Southwestern College will satisfy the general education requirements of most campuses of the California State University and the University of California systems. (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum) View IGETC Plan pdf

GE Courses Common to all three GE plans: Courses that appear in all three General Education Patterns - Southwestern College Associate Degree (A.S. or A.A. Plan), California State University Breadth Requirements (CSU Plan), and Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC Plan). View GE Courses pdf

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