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Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)

Students entering UC Santa Barbara as transfers from California community colleges may have their General Education requirements considered satisfied by virtue of completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC). This is a program of at least 34 semester-units of articulated coursework spread across six liberal arts subject areas. If fully completed prior to matriculation at UCSB and certified by the community college, IGETC will be accepted in satisfaction of the General Education Program.

IGETC satisfies the General Education Program, which consists of General Subject Area and Special Subject Area Requirements but does not include the University Requirements. The University Requirements consists of Entry Level Writing and American History & Literature. 

For more information, please visit the Satisfying General Education Requirements page in the General Catalog.


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