Columbia College

General Studies (B.G.S.)

General Education 

Following the CSU General Education pattern is recommended:

Area A1:

Speech 101 or 102

A2:

English 101

A3:

English 103 or Philosophy 112 or 114 or Speech 106 (English 103 preferred)

Area B1:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

B2:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

B3:

Make sure one of your courses taken for B1 or B2 includes a lab

B4:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

Area C1:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

C2:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

C1/2:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

Area D-1:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

Area D-2:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern 

Area D-3:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

Area E:

As specified on CSU GE Pattern

Special Notes: Columbia College will accept the IGETC pattern also, so if considering transferring to a UC as well, follow the IGETC pattern instead of the CSU General Education pattern. If considering transferring to a CSU, you must satisfy the U.S. History & American Ideals requirement. You may also choose to follow Columbia College's institutional general education/breadth pattern in lieu of CSU GE or IGETC. See a Columbia College counselor for information on this pattern.

Related Web site: To view the AHC CSU GE or IGETC patterns visit www.assist.org or you may view a list of AHC GE courses listed on our web site.

Major Coursework 

The following courses are recommended.

AHC Course

Title

Number of Units

Any CSU transferable courses

   

Related Web site: Visit the Columbia College web site for more information on this major at www.ccis.edu/locations.

Additional Graduation Requirements

None that may be completed at Allan Hancock College, but see admission tips section for information on the number of units needed.

Related Web site: Visit the Columbia College web site for more information on graduation requirements at www.ccis.edu/locations.

Admission Tips

Students can transfer up to 81 semester units from a community college. Apply for financial aid between January 1 and March 2 prior to transfer if you can. Start researching scholarships early. It is a good idea to see a Columbia College counselor once you have completed 60 to 65 units. Make sure to petition for GE certification and an associates degree as soon as eligible.

Related Web site: For information on financial aid and scholarships visit www.finaid.org and www.fastweb.com. Visit the Columbia College web site for more information on admission requirements at www.ccis.edu/locations.

Allan Hancock College counselors are committed to providing students with quality transfer planning information. This pathway has been developed using a variety of resources provided by the four-year university. It is not an admission guarantee, but a recommendation intended to provide students with clear information about courses that they will need to take in order to successfully transfer. Every effort has been made to make this pathway as accurate as possible; however, it is ultimately the student's responsibility to stay aware of changes that may affect his or her transfer. Because of the dynamic nature of articulation information and admission policies, information provided within this pathway is subject to change.

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