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Saddleback College    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Articulation/Transfer Patterns


 

 

 


The following information is subject to change

 

The California State University

(Refer to the California CSU/UC map )

*Application Filing Periods

(Applications first accepted):

Summer Semester or Quarter:
Fall Semester or Quarter:
Winter Quarter:
Spring Semester or Quarter:
February 1-28
October 1- November 30
June 1 - June 30
August 1 - August 30

*You are urged to file early. Applications to impacted majors must be filed during the initial filing period. The CSU designates major programs as impacted when more applications are received in the initial filing period from CSU eligible applicants than can be accommodated. If applying after the initial filing period, consult the campus admissions office or website for current information. Except for impacted majors, campuses accept applications until enrollment categories are filled. Most campuses will acknowledge receiving your application within two to four weeks.  Summer, Winter and Spring semester/quarter, is not always open for admissions.  For more details refer to the CSU application website at http://www.calstate.edu/apply

Definition of a Transfer Student

You are considered a transfer student if you have enrolled in a community college or university other than a CSU following high school graduation.

  1. Students with fewer than 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units are considered lower division transfer students.
  2. Students who have completed 60 or more transferable semester college units (90 or more quarter units) are considered upper-division transfer students.
  3. Students who completed college units before they graduated from high school or during the summer between high school graduation and CSU enrollment are considered first-time freshmen and must meet those admission requirements.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Upper-Division Transfer Requirements (60 or more transferable semester or 90 or more quarter units - see note below):

You are eligible for admission if you:

  1. Have a college grade point average of 2.00 or better (2.40 for non-California residents) in all transferable college units completed.
  2. Are in good standing at the last college or university attended (i.e., you are eligible to re-enroll).
  3. Have completed, or will complete prior to transfer at least 30 semester units (45 quarter units) or courses equivalent to general education requirements with a grade of “C” or better. The 30 semester units must include all of the general education requirements in communication in the English language (English composition, oral communication, and critical thinking), and at least one course of at least 3 semester units (4 quarter units) is required in college-level mathematics. (See Area A and B-4 on Saddleback College’s CSU G.E. certification pattern or Areas 1 and 2 of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum).

Note: Some CSU campuses may accept a limited number of lower-division transfer applicants (applicants with fewer than 60 transferable units). Lower-division transfer applicants will be held to specified CSU eligibility standards. Check with a counselor and CSU mentor: http://calstate.edu/apply for details.

Transferable Coursework

Transferable courses are those designated for that purpose by the college or university offering the courses. Saddleback College certifies courses numbered 1 to 199 in the catalog as CSU-transferable.

A maximum of 70 semester (105 quarter) units earned in a community college may be transferred to the California State University; however, courses in excess of 70 semester units will receive subject credit and will be applied to satisfy content requirements as appropriate. No upper-division credit is allowed for courses taken in a community college.

Students transferring with certification of general education requirements are assured that they have met 39-units of the 48-unit minimum requirements for the bachelor’s degree. Students transferring without certification of general education must complete the pattern of courses required of “native” students, as outlined in the catalog of the particular CSU campus. The CSU G.E. course pattern which Saddleback College uses to certify that the student has met the required minimum of 39 semester units of general education is listed below.

Transfer Students and Certification of CSU General Education Requirements

(The Following Information is Subject to Change)

Courses on this list are approved for a specific academic year which begins with the Fall semester. Students wishing to use a course to meet a CSU G.E. Breadth requirement must be sure that the course is approved for the academic year in which it is taken. This list is valid through Summer 2018 and is subject to change. Students are advised to consult with a Saddleback College counselor when planning coursework.

Under provisions of CSU Executive Order 595, Saddleback College (SC) will certify completion of up to 39 of the 48 units required in general education. If SC certifies that you have completed courses from the following list approved for general education, the CSU campus to which you transfer will require you to complete the requirement in those sections in which you are not certified. You may be held only for additional courses required for “native” students, but you will not be required to complete more units than the difference between the amount certified and the total required.

After transfer, students must complete at least nine units of upper-division General Education courses in their junior or senior year.

No student will be eligible to petition for certification until a minimum of 12 semester units has been completed at Saddleback College.

AREA A: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND CRITICAL THINKING -

Three courses totaling a minimum of nine units are required.  (Complete one course in Areas A1, A2, and A3 with a grade of “C” or better.)  A grade of C- is not accepted in Area A:

A1     Oral Communication - SP 1 or 5 (formerly 105)

A2     Written Communication - ENG 1A or ENG 1AH

A3     Critical Thinking - One course from the following:
                                        
ENG 1B, 1BH, 70 (formerly 170); PHIL 12, SP 2, 3

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING -

At least nine units are required in Areas B1 through B4. (One course must be taken from Areas B1 and B2 [one of which must be a laboratory course designated B3 with an asterisk*], and one course from area B4):

B1     Physical Science
ASTR 1♦, 20, 20 and 25♦, 21, 45, 145 GEOL 1♦, 2♦, 3, 4, 5♦, 6♦ [S07], 7, 20♦, 21, 23♦ [F89]
CHEM 1A♦, 1B♦, 2♦, 2A♦, 2B♦, 3♦, 8♦, 12A♦, 12B♦, 13, 20♦, 108♦, 120♦ MS 1♦, 4♦, 20♦
ENG 23♦ [F89], 120♦ PHYS 1A♦, 1B♦, 2A♦, 2B♦, [^F91], 3A♦, 4A♦, 4B♦ [^F91], 4C♦ [S07], 20♦, 21♦
GEOG 1 or 1H, 1 and 1L♦, 20  

^Retroactive

B2     Biological Science

ANTH 1 or 1H, 1 and 1L♦, 10A♦ (formerly 110A) HORT 20♦
BIO 3A♦ or 3AH♦, (1A♦ prior to F03, 5♦ prior to F94), 3B♦ or 3BH♦ (1B♦ prior to F03, 2♦ prior to F94), 3C♦ [S07], 4A♦, 4B♦, 6♦ (prior to F95), 11♦, 12♦, 15♦, 16♦, 18♦, 19♦, 20♦, 22 (formerly 41), 24, 28 [F14], 20, 31♦, 40, 43, 113♦ [F03] MS 3
ENV 18♦, 19♦, #24♦ PSYC 3 ♦ [F10]

#Lab designation beginning Fall 2007

Underlined courses are no longer offered at Saddleback College

B3     Laboratory Course

One science course MUST have a laboratory

♦ Indicates a laboratory course

B4     Mathematics

Courses applicable to Area B4 must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

  • MATH 2, 3A or 3AH, 3B, 3C, 4B, 5, 6A, 6B, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 24, 26, 112, 122, 124, 128
  • PSYC 44 [F12]

Underlined courses are no longer offered at Saddleback College

Note: An intermediate algebra course (MATH 122) completed prior to Fall Semester 1988 will be accepted by the CSU as meeting graduation requirements in General Education.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES -

At least three courses totaling a minimum of nine units are required. (Complete one course from Area C1 and one course from Area C2. Complete a third course from either area):

C1    Arts

ARCH 12 (formerly 112) GD 1, 2 [F17]
ART 1, 4 HORT 115 [F12]
ARTH 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 ID 110, 122, 125
CTVR 2, 3, (formerly CA 30), 5, 7(formerly CA 27), 9 (formerly CA 29) MUS 1, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 [F90], 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 40, 47, 49, 90, 91
DANC 64 (formerly PE/TA 64) PHOT 25
FA 20, 27  SP 32
FASH 114 [F93] (formerly CT 144) TA 10, 11, 20, 21 (prior to Fall 93), 22, 25, 26, 32, 110

C2   Humanities

ARAB 1 [F90], 1A [F90], 1B [F90], 2 [F90], 3 [S07], 4 [S07], 10, 21 KOR 1 [F09], 1A, 1B, 2 [F09], 3, 4, 21 [F96]
CHI 1 [F89], 1A [F89], 1B [F89], 2 [F89], 3 [F07], 4 [F07], 21 LAT 1 [F90], 1A [F90], 1B [F90], 2 [F90]
ENG 3, 4, 5, 7, 15A, 15B, 17A, 17B, 18, 19, 20, 21A, 21B, 21C, 21D, 21E, 23A, 23B, 24, 25, 27A or 27AH, 27B, 27C, 27D, 27E, 27F, 29, 31 (was 131A), 31B, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 40, 41, 44, 46, 47, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 131A, 131B, 132, 134, 135, 136, 142 (was 42) PHIL 1, 2(formerly 103), 3, 4, 5 (formerly 105), 8, 9, 10, 14, 15
FR 1*, 1A*, 1B*, 2*, 3, 4, 10, 20 (prior to F07), ^21 PORT 1, 2, 3, 4, 21
GER 1*, 1A*, 1B*, 2*, 3, 4, 10, 21 PRSN 1, 2, 3, 4, 21
HEBR 1 [F89], 1A [F89], 1B [F89], 2 [F89], 3 [F09], 4 [F09], 21 RUS 1 [F90], 1A [F90], 1B [F90], 2 [F90]
HIST 4 [F93], 5 [F93] SL 1 [F93] (was 32), 2 (was 33), 3, (was 34), 4 (was 35)
HUM 1, 2 [F12], 3, 4, 5, 10A, 10B, 21, 22, 25, 30AH, 30 BH, 30CH, 31AH SPAN 1* (or 1A* and 1B*) or 1H, 2* or 2H, 3, 4, 10, 20A (formerly 20), 20B, 21A, 21B, 21C
IDS 1, 2, 3, 5 SP 30, 31
ITA 1*, 1A*, 1B*, 2*, 3, 4, 10, 21 TA 30, 31
JA 1 [F89], 1A [F89], 1B [F89], 2, [F89] ^3, ^4, 10 [F90], 21  

^Reinstated

Underlined courses are no longer offered at Saddleback College

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES -

At least three courses totaling a minimum of nine units are required. Courses from two different subjects required.

ANTH 2 or 2H, 3, 4, 5 [F08], 6, 7 [S07], 8, 9, 10, 13 [S07], 14 [F03], 15 [F13], 17 [F13], ANTH 20/SP 20 (formerly 109), 21 HIST 7, 8, 9, 10 [S07], 11, 12, 15 [S07], 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26 (prior to S89), 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 [F01], 40, 41, 60, HIST/PS 61 (prior to F10), 62 [F03], 63 [F03], 70, 71, 72, 74 (prior to F90), HIST 75/PS 75, 80, 81
CDE 7‡ (formerly CD 7, 107) or 7H, 15 (formerly CD 105) HD 7, 15
CTVR 1/JRN 1 HS 100 (prior to F86), 120 (prior to F86)
JRN 1/CTVR 1 PS 1 or 1H, 2, 4, 9, 10 [S07], 10H, PS/ECON 11(prior to F09), 12, 14, 17, 21, PS 75/HIST 75
ECON 2 or 2H, 4 (formerly 1) or 4H, ECON/ENV 6, ECON 11 (prior to F09)/PS 20 (MGT 100 prior to F86) PSYC 1 or 1H, 2 or 2H, 3* (prior to F12), 4, 5‡ [F05], 7‡, 16# (formerly 116) [S07], 21, PSYC/SOC 30, 33 [S07], 37 [S07], 125
ENV 1, ENV/ECON 6, 20 [F90], 21, ENV/SOC 22, 35, 36 [F96] SP 20/ANTH 20 (formerly 109), 109
ES (formerly CCS) 1, 2, 3, 10 SOC 1, 2**, 4, 5** [F04], 6, 10, 15, 20, 21 SOC/ENV 22 , 23 [F17], 25 [F05], SOC/PSYC 30, 100 (prior to F88), 120 (prior to F88), 125
GEOG 2 or 2H, 3, 38 WS 10 or 10H, 15, 21, 31, 40, 111H

**Retroactive F91
Underlined courses are no longer offered at Saddleback College

+Note: CSU Graduation Requirement in U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals: This CSU requirement can be met prior to transfer by completing PS 1 or 1H AND one U.S. History course selected from: HIST 7, 8, 16, 17, or 22. Courses taken to meet this requirement can also be used for 6 of the 9 units required in Area D above.

AREA E: LIFE LONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

(3 units are required to complete Area E. A maximum of 2 units of DANC/KNES/KNEA/PE activity courses are permitted):

BUS 16 (formerly 116 [F02]) HLTH 1, 3; HLTH/HSC 105, HSC 120
CDE 7‡ (formerly CD 7, 107) or 7H HS 175 [F95]
COUN 140, 145, 150, 151, 160, 162, 163, 165 KNES/KNEA (for PE or PESS see www.assist.org) The following courses are accepted beginning F09 unless indicated otherwise: 107 [F06], or select one from: KNES 1 [F06], 2 [F06], 3 [F06], 4 [F06], 5 [F06], 6 [F06], 7 [F06], 8 [F06], 9 [F06], 10[F17], 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 [F06], 29 [F06], 30, 31[F17], 33[F17], 34[F17], 37[F17], 38[F17], 39[F17], 41, 44[F17], 45, 49[F17], 50 [F06], 63, 65[F17], 66[F17], 68[F17], 69[F17], 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 84[F17], 89[F17], 90 [F06], 91[F17], 95[F17], 97[F17], 93 [F06], 94 [F06] 187[F17], 199[F17]; or DANC 63 (formerly PE/TA 63), 74; or KNEA 1 [F06], 2, 4, 5, 6, 107 [F06], 151/HSC 151
DANC The following courses are accepted beginning F15 unless indicated otherwise: 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 62 (formerly PE/TA 63) (prior to F12) N 161, 165
FASH 141 (formerly CFR/FCS 140) PSYC 5 ‡ [F05], 7‡ [F05], 33‡
FCS 115, 140 (prior to F07), 142 [F97] SOC 126, 180
FN 50, 64 WS 30, 100, 120, 135

‡ Course listed in more than one area, but shall not be certified in more than one area.
Underlined courses are no longer offered at Saddleback College

 

Certification of CSU General Education Requirements

No student will be eligible to petition for certification of the CSU General Education requirements until a minimum of 12 semester units have been completed at Saddleback College.

Saddleback College will certify coursework completed at another California community college or any institution that participates in certifying general education coursework to the CSU, including CSU campuses other than the one to which the student is transferring, only if the courses are on the approved CSU general education list at the college where they were completed in the year when taken. Such a course will be certified in the General Education-Breadth area that is shown on the official certification list for the institution at which it was taken.

When coursework has been taken at a regionally accredited institution that does not maintain a CSU certification list, Saddleback College can certify coursework on a California State University or an approved California Community College general education course list or approved by Saddleback College faculty as meeting CSU general education-breadth certification standards.

Coursework from Irvine Valley College or other community colleges with the same course number and/or title may not always be certified in the same category at Saddleback College for CSU G.E. Certification. Also similar coursework from accredited independent or private colleges will not always be certified unless the course content is deemed equivalent.

Students meeting area requirements may petition for partial certification in one or more of the areas (i.e., Area B, C, D, or E), but the college will not certify course requirements short of an entire area. The institution to which a student transfers will require completion of the requirement in those sections which are not certified and may require additional specific courses as required of native students.

IMPORTANT:

In general, courses listed as preparation for the major may also be applicable to general education requirements. Students should refer to the catalog of the institution offering their intended major to determine lower-division major requirements as well as those which are recommended or required in preparation for the major, and the transfer pattern section of the Saddleback College catalog for examples.

Also refer to ASSIST at www.assist.org which is the official California state-wide database listing a selection of campus approved articulation/transfer agreements, general education requirements, and information on UC and CSU-transferable courses. Students are advised to contact a Saddleback College counselor for more information, and for details regarding other transfer agreements and options not available on ASSIST for your transfer college choice.