Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certificate of Achievement

The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certificate of Achievement is designed for students planning to transfer to a University of California (UC) campus. Completion of this certificate ensures that the student has met the lower division general education requirements for most UC campuses.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion, the student will:

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Apply mathematical concepts and quantitative reasoning.
  • Explain the values of a culture as expressed through art, literature, language and philosophical viewpoints.
  • Evaluate the methods of inquiry and evidence used in the behavioral and social sciences.
  • Apply new and accepted ideas about the physical and biological sciences using testable methodology.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Intersegmental general Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certificate of Achievement.

Students must complete a minimum of 37 units to satisfy the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) requirements. See the IGETC pattern listed in the Bakersfield College (BC) catalog or consult with a BC counselor.

Total Minimum Units: 37

See the IGETC General Education patterns listed in the Bakersfield College (BC) catalog.