Degrees and Certificates

Skyline makes it possible to achieve all of your educational goals! Whether you are interested in automotive technology, accounting, computers or cosmetology, business or biomanufacturing — or even if you're not sure what you want to do — we have certificate and degree programs that can lead to a successful, productive and fulfilling future. You will benefit from Skyline College's individualized attention and an extensive array of student support services.

Which of our programs is right for you?

Interdisciplinary Studies: Social & Behav Sci CSU IGETC Pattern

Below, you can find the courses you need to take to complete your degree or certificate program.

Requirements below should be used as a guide only. Current students should consult DegreeWorks for their specific requirements based on their catalog rights. Degreeworks Report
Goal Associate in Arts
Catalog Rights Academic Year 2014-2015
IS: Social & Behav Sciences IGETC CSU - Skyline
Minimum Credits Required: 18
CORE REQUIREMENTS: 18 UNITS
Select 18 Units from the Following
18 Credits in ADMJ 100 or ANTH 110 or 150 or 155 or 165 or 180 or 360 or BUS. 100 or 101 or 200 or 210 or ECE. 201 or ECON 100 or 102 or 310 or EDUC 200 or GEOG 110 or 150 or HIST 104 or 106 or 108 or 201 or 202 or 203 or 235 or 240 or 244 or 248 or 300 or 310 or 335 or 430 or 432 or 435 or 436 or 453 or JOUR 110 or PHIL 280 or PLSC 115 or 130 or 150 or 200 or 210 or 280 or 301 or 315 or 320 or 330 or 335 or PSYC 100 or 110 or 200 or 201 or 238 or 268 or 300 or 301 or 390 or 410 or SOCI 100 or 105 or 110 or 141 or 142 or 143 or 201 or 341 or SOSC 150 or 270
Basic Competency Requirements - Skyline
Competency in Reading and Writing
1 Class in ENGL 100 or 105 or 110 or 165 or LIT. 101 or 201 or 202 or 231 or 232 or 251 or 265 or 266 or 267 or 370 or 432
Reading/Writing competency can be met bysatisfactory completion of ENGL 100 or ENGL 105 or higherwith a grade of 'C' or better
Math Competency - Select one course
1 Class in MATH 120 or 123 or 130 or 150 or 153 or 200 or 201 or 222 or 241 or 242 or 251 or 252 or 253 or 270 or 275 or BIOL 215 or 230 or BUS. 120 or 123 or CHEM 210 or 220 or 234 or 235 or 237 or 238 or COMP 250 or 252 or 284 or PHYS 210 or 211 or 220 or 221 or 250 or 260 or 270 or PSYC 171
Math competency can be be met by:(a) Eligibility for MATH 130, 150, 200, 201 or 241or higher as determined by a Skyline College approved placement test; or(b) Satisfactory completion of Math 120 or equivalent,or higher; or(c) Satisfactory completion of any course having atleast MATH 120 (Intermediate Algebra) as a prerequisite.
Information Literacy Requirement Met
Information Literacy can be met by: (a) Satisfactory completion ofSkyline College English 100 or 105 taken Fall 2011or thereafter; (b) Satisfactory completion ofthe online the Information Literacy Tutorial (Consult the librarywebsite at http.skylinecollege.edu/library for details.); (c) Satisfactory completion of an equivalent college levelinformation literacy or information competency course or requirement taken outside of the SMCCCDwith a grade of C or higher.
Specific Area Requirements - Skyline
AMERICAN HISTORY AND INSTITUTIONS AREA REQUIREMENT
Students must complete one course from Group A and one coursefrom Group b, Option b1 or b2.
Group a. U.S. History & U.S. Government
3 Credits in HIST 108 or 201 or 202 or 235 or 244 or 429 or PLSC 210 Location = 2
Group b. State & Local Gov: Select Option b1 or b2
Choose 1 of the following:
( 3 Credits in HIST 240 or 310 or PLSC 301 ) or
( 3 Credits in PLSC 200 )
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education - Select Two Activity Courses
2 Classes in ADAP 348:359 or COMB 301:405 or DANC 105:450 or 665 or FITN 106:400.4 or INDV 101:255 or TEAM 100:201 or VARS 100:360 Except DANC 140 or 391 or 440 or FITN 245 or 250 or 251 or P.E. 305 or 306 or @ 670 or 672 or 690 or 695
ETHNIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT
Select One Course from the Following
3 Credits in ANTH 110 or 125 or 150 or 155 or 165 or 170 or 180 or 360 or ART 105 or 120 or BUS. 221 or 226 or COMM 150 or ENGL 103 or 104 or 203 or 204 or ECE. 272 or 273 or 275 or FCS 119 or 213 or FASH 119 or HIST 104 or 106 or 235 or 240 or 244 or 335 or 420 or 429 or 430 or 432 or 435 or 436 or 444 or 453 or INTD 120 or LIT. 116 or 251 or 265 or 266 or 267 or 370 or 373 or MUS. 240 or 250 or 276 or 420 or PHIL 300 or 320 or PLSC 320 or 330 or 335 or PSYC 238 or 268 or SOSC 150 or 270 or SOCI 141 or 142 or 143 or 201 or 341 or 432 or SPAN 161 or 162
IGETC Area 1 - English Communication
AREA 1 - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION
Group A: English Composition
3 Credits in ENGL 100 or 105
Group B: Critical Thinking-English Composition
3 Credits in ENGL 110 or 165 or PHIL 109
Group C: Oral Communication (CSU Requirement Only)
3 Credits in COMM 110 or 127 or 130 or 140 or 150
IGETC Area 2 - Math Concepts and Quant Reasoning
Minimum Credits Required: 3
AREA 2 - MATH CONCEPTS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Mathematic Concepts, Select 1 Course
3 Credits and 1 Class in BUS. 120 or 123 or MATH 200 or 201 or 222 or 241 or 242 or 251 or 252 or 253 or 270 or 275
IGETC Area 3 - Arts and Humanities
Minimum Credits Required: 8
Area 3 - ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Select three courses, at least one from the Arts and one from Humanities; 9 semester units.
Group A: Arts
1 Class in ART 101 or 102 or 105 or 115 or 120 or 130 or DANC 100 or FILM 440 or 450 or MUS. 100 or 115 or 202 or 204 or 240 or 250 or 276
Group B: Humanities
1 Class in CHIN 122 or 130 or HIST 100 or 101 or 104 or 106 or 108 or 109 or 201 or 202 or 203 or 235 or 240 or 244 or 248 or 310 or 335 or 420 or 429 or 432 or 435 or 444 or 453 or 461 or 462 or 463 or 464 or LIT. 101 or 151 or 251 or 265 or 266 or 267 or 370 or 432 or MUS. 276 or PHIL 100 or 160 or 175 or 195 or 240 or 280 or 300 or 312 or 320 or PLSC 280 or 335 or SOCI 341 or 432 or SPAN 130 or 140 or 161 or 162
Group C: Arts or Humanities
1 Class in ART 101 or 102 or 105 or 115 or 120 or 130 or DANC 100 or FILM 440 or 450 or MUS. 100 or 115 or 202 or 204 or 240 or 250 or 276 or CHIN 122 or 130 or HIST 100 or 101 or 104 or 106 or 108 or 109 or 201 or 202 or 203 or 235 or 240 or 244 or 248 or 310 or 335 or 420 or 429 or 432 or 435 or 444 or 453 or 461 or 462 or 463 or 464 or LIT. 101 or 151 or 251 or 265 or 266 or 267 or 370 or 432 or PHIL 100 or 160 or 175 or 195 or 240 or 280 or 300 or 312 or 320 or PLSC 280 or 335 or SOCI 341 or 432 or SPAN 130 or 140 or 161 or 162
IGETC Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Minimum Credits Required: 8
Your Choices in This Area Must Represent at LeastTwo Different Disciplines as defined by IGETC.
AREA 4 - SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Select 3 Courses from at least two Disciplines
3 Classes in ANTH 110 or 150 or 155 or 165 or 170 or 180 or 360 or ECE. 201 or ECON 100 or 102 or GEOG 110 or HIST 100 or 101 or 104 or 106 or 108 or 109 or 201 or 202 or 203 or 235 or 240 or 244 or 248 or 300 or 310 or 335 or 420 or 429 or 432 or 435 or 436 or 444 or 453 or 461 or 462 or 463 or 464 or JOUR 110 or PLSC 115 or 130 or 150 or 200 or 210 or 280 or 315 or 320 or 335 or PSYC 100 or 200 or 201 or 268 or 300 or 390 or 410 or SOSC 150 or 270 or SOCI 100 or 105 or 141 or 142 or 141 or 143 or 160 or 341 or 432
IGETC Area 5 - Physical and Biological Sciences
Minimum Credits Required: 7
AREA 5 - PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Minimum Required: 7 units. Select two courses - one from Group A(Physical Science) and one from Group B (Biological Science).Group C (Science Lab) lists courses from Group A and Group Bthat meet the lab requirement.
Group A: Physical Science
1 Class in ASTR 100 or CHEM 112 or 210 or 220 or 234 or 235 or GEOG 100 or GEOL 100 or 105 or 180 or 210 or 220 or OCEN 100 or PHYS 105 or 210 or 220 or 250 or 260 or 270
Group B: Biological Sciences
1 Class in ANTH 125 or BIOL 101 or 110 or 111 or 130 or 140 or 145 or 150 or 170 or 215 or 230 or 240 or 250 or 260 or ENVS 100
Group C: Science Lab Course
1 Class in ANTH 127 or ASTR 101 or CHEM 112 or 210 or 220 or 237 or 238 or GEOG 101 or GEOL 210 or 220 or OCEN 101 or PHYS 210 or 220 or 250 or 260 or 270 or BIOL 101 or 110 or 111 or 171 or 215 or 230 or 240 or 250 or 260
US History,Constitution,American Ideals (CSU Only)
Required: one course of 3 units from Group A and either GroupB1 or Group B2 for a total of six units. Not part of IGETC, butmay be completed prior to transfer. NOTE: Group B2 completes the U.S. History, Constitution &American Ideals requirement for students who have satisfiedonly the U.S. History part of the requirement at anotherinstitution.
CSU REQ IN US HIST, CONST & AMER IDEALS
U.S. History and U.S. Government
1 Class in HIST 108 or 201 or 202 or 235 or 244 or PLSC 210
State and Local Government
1 Class in HIST 240 or 310 or PLSC 301
U.S. Government / State and Local Government
1 Class in PLSC 200


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