For your viewing below, there are three types of graduation checklists; it is important to see a counselor before deciding which checklist is best for you.
Please click here to view the three current graduation checklists (2009-2010).
- The PC Graduation Checklist is the one preferred by students who do not plan to transfer to a four year college.
- The second checklist referred as the CSU General Education Breadth Requirements are preferred by students who plan to transfer to a CSU or private four-year college.
- The third checklist is the IGETC which is preferred by students who plan to transfer either to a UC or CSU campus. For further information, go to "Student Handbook".
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You may also view the following checklists from earlier years:
Requirements for the Associate in Arts (AA) degree
Degree requirements include the following: courses in your
one of the three general education patterns; and the
additional campus graduation requirements listed below. Combining these areas and,
if necessary, elective courses must equal 60 total credits with a minimum total grade point average
of 2.0 in order to graduate. Credits earned in courses numbered P070-P089 do not count
The courses required for your major are listed in the college catalog. You
are encouraged to purchase a catalog the first term you enroll and keep this throughout your education at
- General Education
There are three general education patterns you may select from to complete
your requirements. Your specific academic goal will determine which one of these checklists to follow. The
table below will help you decide which checklist is more appropriate for you:
Not planning on
transferring after completing the
Follow the PC
General Education Checklist
Transfer to a
California State University (CSU) after completing the degree
Follow either the
CSU General Education Breadth
or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) checklist
Transfer to a
University of California (UC) after
completing the degree
Follow the IGETC checklist
- Additional Campus
In addition to the major and general education requirements indicated above,
you must also complete the following campus graduation requirements:
Education P101; Ethnic Studies (see listing of Ethnic Studies courses on the PC general education checklist); and
2 units of physical education (students who will be over 21 years of age at the time of graduation do not need to complete the
physical education requirement).
Associate in Science (AS) degree may be awarded to
students who satisfy the general education and additional campus graduation requirements listed above, and complete 18
credits in the biological and physical sciences. Students must select courses from the following: ASTR P101; BIOL
P105, P106; CHEM P101A, P101B, P106, P108, P202A, P202B; MICR P106; PHYL P101, PHYS P102A, P102B,
P104A, P104B, P204A, P204B.
to satisfy the major requirements in one degree/major cannot be used to satisfy a major requirement in the other degree/major.
Revised September 24, 2002
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