Counseling Department

Counseling Services Division

Planning Your Pathway – General Education

Associate of Arts/Science General Education Requirements

*Nursing majors are not required to complete all requirements on the advising guide.  For AD-T degrees, you must follow the CSU GE or IGETC guides below. See a counselor for details.

 

CSU General Education Requirements

Complete all the course requirements for CSU GE and apply for CSU GE Certification from Palomar College to waive the CSU campus specific lower division general education requirements. Some majors at some universities do not require the entire pattern of courses. See a counselor for details.

 

IGETC: UC and CSU General Education Requirements

Complete all the course requirements for IGETC and apply for IGETC Certification from Palomar College to waive the UC and CSU campus specific lower division general education requirements. Not all majors (such as engineering and other high unit majors) recommend completion of IGETC. See a counselor for details.

 

Private and Out-of-State General Education Requirements

Check the articulation agreements for private and out-of-state university requirements. Some private and out-of-state universities will accept IGETC or CSU GE in lieu of the campus specific requirements.  Others do not. See a counselor for assistance with general education requirements.

 

Last modified on October 5, 2017