Foothill College – Certificate of Achievement – Transfer Studies — IGETC

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AREA 1: English Communication (9-15 units)

For UC: Complete one course from Group A and one course from Group B.

For CSU: Complete one course from Group A, Group B and Group C.

Group A: English Composition (4-5 units)

ENGL 1A Composition and Reading (5 Units)*

ENGL 1AH Advanced Composition & Reading (5 Units)

ENGL 1B Composition, Critical Reading & Thinking through Literature (5 Units)*

ENGL 1BH Honors Composition, Critical Reading & Thinking through Literature (5 Units)

or ENGL 1S Integrated Composition & Reading (4 Units)*

and ENGL 1T Integrated Composition & Reading (4 Units)*

(If 1S and 1T are selected to satisfy this area both 1S and 1T must be completed).

Group B: Critical Thinking/English Composition (5 units)

ENGL 1B Composition, Critical Reading & Thinking through Literature (5 Units)*

ENGL 1BH Honors Composition, Critical Reading & Thinking through Literature (5 Units)

ENGL 1C Argumentative Writing & Critical Thinking (5 Units)*

ENGL 1CH Honors Argumentative Writing & Critical Thinking (5 Units)

PHIL 1 Critical Thinking & Writing (5 Units)*

Group C: Oral Communication (required for CSU only) (5 units)

COMM 1A Public Speaking (5 Units)*

COMM 1AH Honors Public Speaking (5 Units)

COMM 1B Argumentation & Persuasion (5 Units)

COMM 1BH Honors Argumentation & Persuasion (5 Units)*

COMM 2 Interpersonal Communication (5 Units)*

COMM 3 Introduction to Communication Studies (5 Units)*

COMM 4 Group Discussion (5 Units)*

AREA 2: Mathematical Concepts & Quantitative Reasoning (5 units) Complete a minimum of one course.

C S 18 Discrete Mathematics (5 Units)*

MATH 1A Calculus (5 Units)*

MATH 1AH Honors Calculus I (5 Units)

MATH 1B Calculus (5 Units)*

MATH 1BH Honors Calculus II (5 Units)

MATH 1C Calculus (5 Units)*

MATH 1D Calculus (5 Units)*

MATH 2A Differential Equations (5 Units)*

MATH 2B Linear Algebra (5 Units)

MATH 10 Elementary Statistics (5 Units)*

MATH 12 Calculus for Business & Economics (5 Units)*

MATH 17 Integrated Statistics II (5 Units)*

MATH 22 Discrete Mathematics (5 Units)*

MATH 44 Math for the Liberal Arts (5 Units)

MATH 48C Precalculus III (5 Units)

PSYC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 Units)

SOC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 Units)

AREA 3: Arts & Humanities (12-15 units)

Complete at least three courses: one course from Arts and one course from Humanities, plus one additional course from either Arts or Humanities.

Arts:

ART 1 Introduction to Art (4.5 Units)*

ART 2A History of Art: Western Art From Prehist – Early Christianity (4.5 Units)*

ART 2AH Honors Art History: Western Art From Prehist – Early Christianity (4.5 Units)

ART 2B History of Western Art Middle Ages-Renaissance (4.5 Units)*

ART 2BH Honors History of Western Art Middle Ages-Renaissance (4.5 Units)

ART 2C History of Western Art from the Baroque to Contemporary (4.5 Units)*

ART 2E History Of Women in Art (4.5 Units)*

ART 2F Introduction to Asian Art (4.5 Units)*

ART 2J American Art (4.5 Units)

ART 3 History of Modern Art from Post-Impressionism to the Present (4.5 Units)

DANC 10 Topics In Dance History (5 Units)*

ENGL 34C Literature into Film (4 Units)*

MDIA 1 Introduction to Film Studies (4 Units)*

MDIA 1H Honors Introduction to Film Studies (4 Units)

MDIA 2A History of Film 1895 – 1945 (4 Units)*

MDIA 2B History of Film 1945 – Current (4 Units)*

MDIA 2C Current Trends in Film, TV & the Internet (4 Units)*

MDIA 3 Intro to Film & Media Criticism (4 Units)*

MDIA 4 Experimental Film & Video (4 Units)

MDIA 5 American Cinema (4 Units)*

MDIA 6 Film & New Media Genres (4 Units)

MDIA 7 Documentary Film (4 Units)

MUS 1 Introduction to Music (4 Units)*

MUS 2A Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)

MUS 2AH Honors Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)

MUS 2B Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)*

MUS 2BH Honors Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)

MUS 2C Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)*

MUS 2CH Honors Great Composers and Music Masterpieces Of Western Civilization (5 Units)

MUS 2D World Music: Roots to Contemporary Global Fusion (5 Units)*

MUS 2F History of American Musical Theater (4 Units)

MUS 3A Theory & Musicianship I (5 Units)

MUS 3B Theory & Musicianship II (5 Units)*

MUS 3C Theory & Musicianship III (5 Units)*

MUS 7 Contemporary Music Styles: Rock, Pop & Jazz (4 Units)

MUS 7D Contemporary Music Styles: The Beatles (4 Units)

MUS 7F Music in Film (4 Units)

MUS 8 Music of American Cultures (5 Units)*

MUS 8H Honors Music of American Cultures (5 Units)

MUS 9A Music & Media: Edison to Hendrix (4 Units)

MUS 9B Music & Media: Hendrix to Hip-Hop (4 Units)*

MUS 10 Music Fundamentals (4 Units)*

MUS 11A Jazz & Swing (4 Units)

MUS 11B Funk, Fusion & Hip-Hop (4 Units)*

MUS 11D History of Electronic Music: Origins – 1970 (4 Units)*

MUS 11E History of Electronic Music: 1970 – Present (4 Units)*

PHIL 11 Introduction to the Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics (4 Units)

PHOT 5 Introduction to Photography (4 Units)*

PHOT 8 Photography of Multicultural America (4 Units)*

PHOT 8H Honors Photography of Multicultural America (4 Units)*

PHOT 10 History of Photography (4 Units)*

PHOT 10H Honors History of Photography (4 Units)*

PHOT 11 Contemporary Issues in Photography (4 Units)*

PHOT 11H Honors Contemporary Issues in Photography (4 Units)*

THTR 1 Introduction to Theatre (4 Units)*

THTR 2A History of Dramatic Literature: Classical To Moliere (4 Units)

THTR 2B History of Dramatic Literature: Moliere To Modern (4 Units)

THTR 2F History of American Musical Theatre (4 Units)

THTR 8 Multicultural Theatre Arts in Modern America (4 Units)*

THTR 12A Stage & Screen (4 Units)

THTR 26 Introduction to Fashion History & Costume Design (4 Units)

Humanities:

CRWR 25A Poetry in Community (5 Units)

ENGL 5 LGBT Literature (4 Units)*

ENGL 7 Native American Literature (4 Units)

ENGL 8 Children’s Literature (4 Units)*

ENGL 11 Introduction to Poetry (4 Units)*

ENGL 11H Honors Introduction to Poetry (4 Units)*

ENGL 12 African American Literature (4 Units)*

ENGL 14 Traveling The World through Contemporary Literature (4 Units)

ENGL 16 Introduction to Literature (4 Units)

ENGL 17 Introduction to Shakespeare (4 Units)*

ENGL 18A Vampire Literature: Multicultural Representations (4 Units)

ENGL 18B Gothic & Horror Literature (4 Units)

ENGL 22 Women Writers (4 Units)*

ENGL 24 Unmasking Comics: The Dawn of the Graphic Novel (4 Units)

ENGL 31 Latino/A Literature (4 Units)

ENGL 34C Literature into Film (4 Units)*

ENGL 37 Science Fiction Literature: Reimagineering Reality (4 Units)

ENGL 38 Literature of Protest (4 Units)

ENGL 40 Asian American Literature (4 Units)*

ENGL 41 Literature of Multicultural America (4 Units)

ENGL 43A Survey of British Literature I: Beowulf to the Late 18th Century (5 Units)

ENGL 43AH Honors Survey of British Literature I: Beowulf to the Late 18th Century (5 Units)

ENGL 43B Survey of British Literature II: The Romantic Period to the Present (5 Units)*

ENGL 43BH Honors Survey of British Literature II: The Romantic Period to the Present (5 Units)*

ENGL 45A Survey of American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 (5 Units)

ENGL 45AH Honors Survey of American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 (5 Units)

ENGL 45B Survey of American Literature II: 1865 to the Present (5 Units)

ENGL 45BH Honors Survey of American Literature II: 1865 to the Present (5 Units)

ENGL 47A World Literature I (5 Units)*

ENGL 47AH Honors World Literature I (5 Units)

ENGL 47B World Literature II (5 Units)

ENGL 47BH Honors World Literature II (5 Units)

ENGL 49 California Literature: Golden State, Geographies & Histories (4 Units)

HIST 3A World History from Prehistory to 750 CE (4 Units)*

HIST 3B World History from 750 CE to 1750 CE (4 Units)

HIST 3C World History from 1750 CE to the Present (4 Units)*

HIST 4A History of Western Civilization To 800 CE (4 Units)*

HIST 4B History of Western Civilization 700 – 1800 (4 Units)*

HIST 4C History of Western Civilization 1789 – Present (4 Units)

HIST 4CH Honors History of Western Civilization 1789-Present (4 Units)

HUMN 1 Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: The Ancient World (4 Units)*

HUMN 1H Honors Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: The Ancient World (4 Units)

HUMN 2 Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: Of Empires & Conflict (4 Units)*

HUMN 3 World Myths in Literature, Art And Film (4 Units)*

HUMN 3H Honors World Myths in Literature, Art And Film (4 Units)*

HUMN 4 Trauma and the Arts (4 Units)

HUMN 4H Honors Trauma and the Arts (4 Units)

HUMN 5 Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: The Modern World (4 Units)*

HUMN 5H Honors Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas: The Modern World (4 Units)

HUMN 6 The Shock of the New: From the Modern to the Contemporary (4 Units)*

HUMN 7 Global Religions: Contemporary Practices & Perspectives (4 Units)*

HUMN 7H Honors Global Religions: Contemporary Practices & Perspectives (4 Units)*

HUMN 8 Ex Machina: The Paradox of Being Human in the Digital Age (4 Units)*

HUMN 9 Once Upon a Time? The Immortal Lure of Fairy Tales (4 Units)*

JAPN 4 Intermediate Japanese I (5 Units)

JAPN 5 Intermediate Japanese II (5 Units)*

JAPN 6 Intermediate Japanese III (5 Units)*

MDIA 11 Introduction to Popular Culture (4 Units)*

MDIA 11H Honors Introduction to Popular Culture (4 Units)

MDIA 12 Popular Culture & United States History (4 Units)*

PHIL 2 Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy (4 Units)*

PHIL 4 Introduction to Philosophy (4 Units)*

PHIL 8 Ethics (5 Units)*

PHIL 12 Philosophy of Science (4 Units)

PHIL 20A History of Western Philosophy from Socrates through St. Thomas (4 Units)*

PHIL 20B History of Western Philosophy from the Renaissance through Kant (4 Units)*

PHIL 24 Comparative World Religions: East (4 Units)

PHIL 25 Comparative World Religions: West (4 Units)*

SPAN 4 Intermediate Spanish I (5 Units)*

SPAN 5 Intermediate Spanish II (5 Units)*

SPAN 6 Intermediate Spanish III (5 Units)*

SPAN 25A Advanced Composition & Reading I (4 Units)*

SPAN 25B Advanced Composition & Reading II (4 Units)*

THTR 2A History of Dramatic Literature: Classical To Moliere (4 Units)

THTR 2B History of Dramatic Literature: Moliere To Modern (4 Units)

AREA 4: Social & Behavioral Sciences (12-15 units)

Complete at least three courses from two different subjects.

ANTH 2A Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

ANTH 2AH Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

ANTH 2B Patterns of Culture (4 Units)

ANTH 3 World Prehistory: The Rise & Fall Of Early Civilizations (4 Units)

ANTH 4 First Peoples of North America (4 Units)

ANTH 5 Magic, Science, And Religion (4 Units)*

ANTH 6 Peoples of Africa (4 Units)

ANTH 8 Introduction to Archaeology (4 Units)*

ANTH 12 Applied Archaeology (4 Units)

ANTH 14 Linguistic Archaeology (4 Units)*

ANTH 15 Medical Anthropology: Methods & Practice (4 Units)*

ANTH 20 Native Peoples of California (4 Units)*

ANTH 22 The Aztec, Maya, Inca & Their Predecessors (4 Units)

ART 2E History Of Women in Art (4.5 Units)*

CHLD 1 Child Growth & Development: Prenatal Through Early Childhood (4 Units)*

CHLD 2 Child Growth & Development Ii: Middle Childhood Through Adolescence (4 Units)*

CHLD 8 Child, Family & Community (4 Units)*

COMM 5 Mass Communication (5 Units)

COMM 10 Gender, Communication & Culture (5 Units)*

COMM 12 Intercultural Communication (5 Units)*

ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics (5 Units)*

ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics (5 Units)*

ECON 9 Political Economy (4 Units)*

ECON 9H Honors Political Economy (4 Units)*

ECON 25 Intro to Global Economy (4 Units)*

EDUC 2 Introduction to Elementary Education (5 Units)

GEOG 2 Human Geography (4 Units)*

GEOG 5 Introduction to Economic Geography (4 Units)*

GEOG 10 World Regional Geography (4 Units)*

GLST 1 Introduction to Global Studies (4 Units)*

GLST 2 Global Issues (4 Units)*

HIST 3A World History from Prehistory to 750 CE (4 Units)*

HIST 3B World History from 750 CE to 1750 CE (4 Units)

HIST 3C World History from 1750 CE to the Present (4 Units)*

HIST 4A History of Western Civilization To 800 CE (4 Units)*

HIST 4B History of Western Civilization 700 – 1800 (4 Units)*

HIST 4C History of Western Civilization 1789 – Present (4 Units)*

HIST 4CH Honors History of Western Civilization 1789 – Present (4 Units)

HIST 8 History of Latin America (4 Units)

HIST 10 History of California: The Multicultural State (4 Units)*

HIST 17A Hist of US – to 1815 (4 Units)*

HIST 17B Hist of US 1812 to 1914 (4 Units)*

HIST 17C History of US from 1914 to Present (4 Units)*

HIST 17CH Honors History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 Units)

HIST 18 Intro to Middle Eastern Civ (4 Units)

HIST 19 History of Asia: China/Japan (4 Units)

HIST 20 History of Russia & the Soviet Union (4 Units)

HLTH 20 Introduction to Public Health (5 Units)*

HLTH 22 Health & Social Justice (4 Units)*

KINS 2 Sport in Society (5 Units)*

KINS 10 Women in Sports (5 Units)*

MDIA 8A Race & Gender in American Media (4 Units)

MDIA 13 Video Games & Popular Culture (4 Units)*

MUS 11F Video Games & Popular Culture (4 Units)

PHOT 8 Photography of Multicultural America (4 Units)*

PHOT 8H Honors Photography of Multicultural America (4 Units)*

POLI 1 Introduction to American Government (5 Units)*

POLI 2 Comparative Government & Politics (4 Units)*

POLI 2H Honors Comparative Government & Politics (4 Units)

POLI 3 Intro to Political Phil/Political Theory (5 Units)

POLI 3H Honors Intro to Political Phil/Political Theory (5 Units)

POLI 4 California Politics & Government (5 Units)*5

POLI 9 Political Economy (4 Units)

POLI 9H Honors Political Economy (4 Units)

POLI 15 International Relations/World Politics (4 Units)*

POLI 15H Honors International Relations/World Politics (4 Units)*

PSYC 1 General Psychology (5 Units)*

PSYC 1H Honors General Psychology (5 Units)*

PSYC 4 Introduction to Biopsychology (5 Units)*

PSYC 9 Positive Psychology (4 Units)*

PSYC 10 Research Methods & Designs (5 Units)*

PSYC 14 Child and Adolescent Development (4 Units)*

PSYC 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 Units)*

PSYC 22 Psychology of Prejudice & Discrimination (4 Units)*

PSYC 25 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (4 Units)*

PSYC 30 Social Psychology (4 Units)*

PSYC 33 Introduction to Personality Psychology (4 Units)*

PSYC 39 Psychology of Sports (4 Units)*

PSYC 40 Human Development (5 Units)*

PSYC 49 Human Sexuality (4 Units)*

SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (5 Units)*

SOC 1H Honors Introduction to Sociology (5 Units)

SOC 8 Popular Culture (4 Units)*

SOC 10 Research Methods & Design (5 Units)*

SOC 11 Introduction to Social Welfare (5 Units)*

SOC 14 Sociology of Crime (4 Units)*

SOC 15 Law & Society (4 Units)

SOC 20 Major Social Problems (4 Units)*

SOC 23 Race & Ethnic Relations (4 Units)*

SOC 28 Sociology of Gender (4 Units)*

SOC 30 Social Psychology (4 Units)*

SOC 40 Aspects of Marriage And Family (4 Units)*

SOC 45 Sociology of Sexuality (4 Units)

SOSC 20 Cross-Cultural Perspectives for a Multicultural Society (4 Units)

SPED 1 Introduction to Disabilities (4 Units)

SPED 2 Psychological Aspects of Disability (4 Units)

WMN 5 Introduction to Women’s Studies (4 Units)*

WMN 11 Women in Global Perspective (4 Units)*

WMN 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 Units)*

NOTE: American Institutions CSU Graduation Requirement: For graduation from CSU, students must complete two courses in American history. The following Foothill courses may be used to satisfy this requirement. Students may complete these courses in partial fulfillment of Area 4 AND satisfy the American Institutions requirement.

Students should complete

POLI 1 Introduction to American Government (5 Units)*

and one of the following:

HIST 17A Hist of US – to 1815 (4 Units)*

HIST 17B Hist of US 1812 to 1914 (4 Units)*

HIST 17C History of US from 1914 to Present (4 Units)*

or 17CH Honors History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 Units)

AREA 5: Physical & Biological Sciences (9-12 units)

Complete at least two courses: one Physical Science course and one Biological Science course; at least one must include a laboratory (noted with double asterisk*). NOTE: Either UC or CSU may limit credit (please see a Foothill College Counselor for clarification).

Physical Sciences:

ASTR 10A General Astronomy: Solar System (5 Units)

ASTR 10B General Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, Cosmology (5 Units)*

ASTR 10BH Honors General Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, Cosmology (5 Units)

ASTR 10L** Astronomy Laboratory (1 Unit)*

CHEM 1A** General Chemistry (5 Units)

CHEM 1AH** Honors General Chemistry (5 Units)

CHEM 1B** General Chemistry (5 Units)*

CHEM 1BH** Honors General Chemistry(5 Units)

CHEM 1C** General Chemistry & Qualitative Analysis (5 Units)

CHEM 9** Chemistry of Cooking (5 Units)

CHEM 12A Organic Chemistry (4 Units)

CHEM 12AL Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2 Units)

CHEM 12B Organic Chemistry (4 Units)

CHEM 12BL Organic Chemistry Laboratory (4 Units)

CHEM 12C Organic Chemistry (4 Units)

CHEM 12CL Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2 Units)

CHEM 13AH Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory (3 Units)

CHEM 13BH Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory (3 Units)

CHEM 13CH Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory (3 Units)

CHEM 25** Fundamentals of Chemistry (5 Units)*

CHEM 30A** Survey of Organic & Inorganic Chemistry (5 Units)*

CHEM 30B** Survey of Organic & Biochemistry (5 Units)*

GEOG 1** Physical Geography (5 Units)*

GEOG 20 Introduction to Earth Science (4 Units)

PHYS 2A** General Physics (5 Units)

PHYS 2B** General Physics (5 Units)

PHYS 2C** General Physics (5 Units)

PHYS 4A** General Physics (Calculus) (6 Units)

PHYS 4B** General Physics (Calculus) (6 Units)

PHYS 4C** General Physics (Calculus) (6 Units)

PHYS 4D** General Physics (Calculus)

PHYS 6 Introductory Physics (5 Units)

PHYS 12 Introduction to Modern Physics (5 Units)

PHYS 12H Honors Introduction to Modern Physics (5 Units)

PSE 20** Introduction to Physical Science (5 Units)

B2. Biological Sciences:

ANTH 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 Units)*

ANTH 1H Honors Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 Units)*

ANTH 1HL** Honors Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 Unit)*

ANTH 1L** Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 Unit)*

ANTH 13 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (4 Units)

ANTH 13L** Forensic Anthropology Laboratory (1 Unit)

BIOL 1A** Principles of Cell Biology (6 Units)

BIOL 1B** Form & Function in Plants & Animals (6 Units)

BIOL 1C** Evolution, Systematics & Ecology (6 Units)

BIOL 1D Introduction to Molecular Genetics (4 Units)

BIOL 9 Environmental Biology (4 Units)

BIOL 9L** Environmental Biology Laboratory (1 Unit)*

BIOL 10** General Biology: Basic Principles (5 Units)

BIOL 12 Human Genetics (4 Units)

BIOL 13** Marine Biology (5 Units)

BIOL 14** Human Biology (5 Units)

BIOL 15** California Ecology/Natural History (5 Units)

BIOL 40A** Human Anatomy & Physiology (5 Units)

BIOL 40B** Human Anatomy & Physiology II (5 Units)

BIOL 40C** Human Anatomy & Physiology III (5 Units)*

BIOL 41** Microbiology (6 Units)

BIOL 45 Introduction to Human Nutrition (4 Units)*

AREA 6: Language Other Than English (UC requirement only)

Proficiency equivalent to two years of high school study in the same language with a grade of “C” or better or completion of one of the following courses. If Foothill College courses are not used to satisfy this requirement, students must provide official documentation of completion elsewhere:

JAPN 2 Elementary Japanese II (5 Units)*

JAPN 3 Elementary Japanese III (5 Units)*

JAPN 4 Intermediate Japanese I (5 Units)

JAPN 5 Intermediate Japanese II (5 Units)*

JAPN 6 Intermediate Japanese III (5 Units)*

SPAN 2 Elementary Spanish II (5 Units)*

SPAN 3 Elementary Spanish III (5 Units)*

SPAN 4 Intermediate Spanish I (5 Units)*

SPAN 5 Intermediate Spanish II (5 Units)*

SPAN 6 Intermediate Spanish III (5 Units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Spring 2021 academic terms.

Note: Courses completed for this certificate of achievement must be on the approved list during the year in which they were taken. Consult a Foothill College counselor for clarification.

The courses listed above may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from another college.

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to program completion.

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