Transfer Admission

Many California Independent Colleges and Universities accept completed IGETC or GE Breadth coursework for transfer admission. However, some independent schools have substitute, additional, or specialized course requirements for admission.

Articulation Information

NOTE: This form is primarily intended for student use. It is not an articulation officer's document or agreement. It is meant to inform students exploring independent California colleges or universities. If an institution indicates it accepts IGETC, it may be more flexible than IGETC or have additional/ substitute course requirements. Requirements may change, so please consult the institution directly.

California Independent Colleges and Universities Articulation Information
2012-2013
College or University Accept IGETC Accept CSU General Education-Breadth Pattern Additional General Education Requirements Additional Information
new windowAlliant International University Yes Yes No See Catalogue or new windowwww.alliant.edu
new windowAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles No No American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles is a lower-division two year college. See Catalogue or new windowwww.aada.org
new windowAmerican Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism) No No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.ajula.edu
new windowAntioch College - Los Angeles N/A N/A - See Catalogue or new windowwww.antiochla.edu
new windowArt Center College of Design No No - See Catalogue or new windowwww.artcenter.edu
new windowAzusa Pacific University Yes Yes Health Education, Cardio Fitness for Life, College Algebra, Foreign Language, the appropriate number of units from "God's Word and the Christian Response" core category, and upper division GS units. See Catalogue or new windowwww.apu.edu
new windowBiola University Yes No Foreign Language and the appropriate number of units of Biblical Studies. See Catalogue or new windowwwww.biola.edu
new windowBrandman University Yes Yes No See Catalogue or new windowwww.brandman.edu
new windowCalifornia Baptist University Yes Yes Christian Studies and English Composition. See Catalogue or new windowwwww.calbaptist.edu
new windowCalifornia College of the Arts Yes Yes Art history and upper-division seminars (total 18 units additional general education coursework). See Catalogue or new windowwww.cca.edu
new windowCalifornia Institute of the Arts N/A N/A Metier and Other Metier Studies (Metier Studies are the history, theory and criticism of the student's chosen art form. Other Metier Studies are the history, theory and criticism of art forms other than those in which the student is majoring). See Catalogue or new windowwww.calarts.edu
new windowCalifornia Institute of Integral Studies Yes Yes - See Catalogue or new windowwww.ciis.edu/
new windowCalifornia Institute of Technology No No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.caltech.edu
new windowCalifornia Lutheran University Yes No Foreign Language and Religion. See Catalogue or new windowwww.callutheran.edu
new windowChapman University Yes Yes Please see undergraduate catalog, "Undergraduate Degree Requirements for Chapman University." See Catalogue or new windowwww.chapman.edu
new windowClaremont McKenna College No No N/A See Catalogue or new windowwww.claremontmckenna.edu
new windowConcordia University Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.cui.edu
new windowDominican University of California No No N/A See Catalogue or new windowwww.dominican.edu
new windowFresno Pacific University Yes No Fresno Pacific University has their own general education pattern and may have additional requirements, but will allow all IGETC courses. See Catalogue or new windowwww.fresno.edu
new windowGolden Gate University Yes Yes Students can satisfy most of the Liberal Studies core by making careful selections within IGETC or CSUGE-Breadth Pattern. All GGU degrees require a speech course. Additional requirements may apply. See Catalogue or new windowwww.ggu.edu
new windowHarvey Mudd College No No Harvey Mudd College accepts a limited number of courses from both IGETC and CSUGE Breadth Pattern. Transfer students are advised to have: 1 full year of college Chemistry (not AP); 1 full year of college Physics (not AP); 1 full year of Writing-Intensive courses; 2 years of Math (complete Calculus and Multi-variable Calculus; Linear Algebra; Differential Equations); 1 semester General Biology; 1 semester of Computer Science with CO++/Java. Additional requirements may apply. See Catalogue or new windowwww.hmc.edu
new windowHoly Names University Yes No Two upper division courses in Integrated Studies Across Cultures program, plus the Capstone course. Placement within IGETC subject areas may vary from college to college. See Catalogue or new windowwww.hnu.edu
new windowHope International University Yes Yes Foreign Language and the appropriate number of units of Biblical Studies. See Catalogue or new windowwww.hiu.edu
new windowHumphreys College Yes Yes Yes See catalogue or new windowwww.humphreys.edu
new windowLa Sierra University Yes No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.lasierra.edu
new windowLaguna College of Art & Design Yes Yes Laguna College of Art & Design accepts a limited number of courses from both IGETC and CSUGE Breadth Pattern. Transfer in of any studio class depends on both a C grade or better, and a portfolio review by a studio faculty member to determine skill level and experience. See Catalogue or new windowwww.lagunacollege.edu
new windowLoma Linda University Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.llu.edu
new windowLoyola Marymount University No No Loyola Marymount University accepts individual IGETC and CSUGE Breadth courses, which may or may not fulfill LMU Core Curriculum requirements. Additional requirements include: American Cultures, Western Civilization, Contemporary History of a Single Country, Theology, and Philosophy. See Catalogue or new windowwww.lmu.edu
new windowMarymount College Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.marymountpv.edu
new windowMaster's College, The No No - See Catalogue or new windowwww.masters.edu
new windowMenlo College No No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.menlo.edu
new windowMills College Yes No Information Literacy, Information Technology Skills, and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. See Catalogue or new windowwww.mills.edu
new windowMount St. Mary's College Yes* Yes* *We do not accept IGETC and CSUGE completely since we have our own General Education Breadth. However, the classes that are taken in IGETC or CSUGE will most likely transfer towards one of our GE categories. Please see articulation agreements or new windowwww.msmc.la.edu for more information. See Catalogue or new windowwww.msmc.la.edu
new windowNational University Yes Yes National University requires a full IGETC Certificate. See Catalogue or new windowwww.nu.edu
new windowNotre Dame de Namur University Yes Yes Foreign Language, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Cultural Diversity. See Catalogue or new windowwww.ndnu.edu
new windowOccidental College Yes Yes Occidental College has additional requirements, but accepts a limited number of courses from both IGETC and CSUGE Breadth Pattern. See Catalogue or new windowwww.oxy.edu
new windowOtis College of Art & Design No No We accept a number of courses within IGETC & CSUGE Breadth but students will not transfer as a junior by following the complete program. For a detailed transfer guide contact 1-800-527-OTIS or admissions@otis.edu
new windowPacific Oaks College N/A N/A Introduction to Psychology and Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Anthropology. See Catalogue or new windowwww.pacificoaks.edu
new windowPacific Union College Yes No - See Catalogue or new windowwww.puc.edu
new windowPepperdine University No No Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.pepperdine.edu
new windowPitzer College Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.pitzer.edu
new windowPoint Loma Nazarene University Yes Yes Neither IGETC nor CSUGE Breadth meets all GE requirements but roughly 2/3 of the IGETC & CSUGE courses will count toward Point Loma requirements. See Catalogue or new windowwww.pointloma.edu
new windowPomona College Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.pomona.edu
new windowSaint Mary's College of California Yes No 2 semesters of Foreign Language (Bachelor's of Art major only), 6 to 9 Philosophy units, 6 Religious Studies units. See Catalogue or new windowwww.stmarys-ca.edu
new windowSamuel Merritt College No No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.samuelmerritt.edu
new windowSan Diego Christian College Yes Yes - See Catalogue or new windowwww.sdcc.edu
new windowSan Francisco Art Institute No No No See Catalogue or new windowwww.sfai.edu
new windowSan Francisco Conservatory of Music Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.sfcm.edu
new windowSanta Clara University No No Transfer Admission Agreements exist with Bay Area California Community Colleges. See Catalogue or new windowwww.scu.edu
new windowScripps College Yes No Scripps College accepts a modified version of IGETC and CSUGE Breadth Pattern. Additional requirements include 3-4 semesters college-level language. See Catalogue or new windowwww.scrippscollege.edu
new windowSimpson University No No Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.simpsonu.edu
new windowSoka University of America No No Soka University does not accept transfer units. See Catalogue or new windowwww.soka.edu
new windowStanford University Contact institution for more information. See Catalogue or new windowwww.stanford.edu
new windowThomas Aquinas College No No Thomas Aquinas College does not accept transfer students. See Catalogue or new windowwww.thomasaquinas.edu
new windowUniversity of La Verne Yes Yes Some core requirements, dependent upon number of transferable units accepted. See Catalogue or new windowwww.ulv.edu
new windowUniversity of Redlands No No Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.redlands.edu
new windowUniversity of San Diego No No Philosophy, Religion, Logic, and Foreign Language. See Catalogue or new windowwww.sandiego.edu
new windowUniversity of San Francisco Yes Yes IGETC does not cover all USF general education requirements See Catalogue or new windowwww.usfca.edu
new windowUniversity of Southern California No No Many IGETC courses meet USC requirements, contact institution for additional information. See Catalogue or new windowwww.usc.edu
new windowUniversity of the Pacific Yes Yes Only meet requirements if the courses are certified. See Catalogue or new windowwww.pacific.edu
new windowVanguard University of Southern California Yes Yes Vanguard University of Southern California accepts all IGETC courses and a limited number of courses from CSU GE Breadth Pattern. Additional requirements include 15 units of Religion, 3 units of a Multicultural Exposure course, 2 units of Fitness/Wellness course (1 unit lecture connected to a 1 unit lab). See Catalogue or new windowwww.vanguard.edu
new windowWestmont College No No Westmont College has additional requirements, and accepts a limited number of courses from IGETC. See Catalogue or new windowwww.westmont.edu
new windowWhittier College Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.whittier.edu
new windowWilliam Jessup Univeristy No No WJU has own articulation of suggested coursework with several community colleges to closely follows an IGETC and CSUGE Breadth plan. Advise students to follow and IGETC plan. See Catalogue or new windowwww.jessup.edu/
new windowWoodbury University Yes Yes Yes See Catalogue or new windowwww.woodbury.edu

NOTE: This form is primarily intended for student use. It is not an articulation officer's document or agreement. It is meant to inform students exploring independent California colleges or universities. If an institution indicates it accepts IGETC, it may be more flexible than IGETC or have additional/ substitute course requirements. Requirements may change, so please consult the institution directly.