IGETC Requirements

AREA 5 – PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES – 2 courses, 7-9 semester/9-12 quarter units

Complete at least one course from the Physical Science area the Biological Science area. One of the courses must have be a laboratory science course.

5A. Physical Science
Code Class Units
AST 001 Astronomy (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
AST 003 Astronomy With Lab (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
AST 003H Astronomy With Lab - Honors (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
AST 004 Astrobiology - Life in the Universe (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHM 001A General Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 001AH General Chemistry I - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 001B General Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 001BH General Chemistry II - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 002 Introductory Chemistry (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHM 002L Introductory Chemistry Laboratory (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CHM 007 Biochemistry: An Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHM 012A Organic Chemistry I (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 012AH Organic Chemistry I - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 012B Organic Chemistry II (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 012BH Organic Chemistry II - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
CHM 030A Fundamentals of Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
CHM 030B Fundamentals of Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
GEO 001 Introduction to Physical Geography (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PHY 002A General Physics - Mechanics and Thermodynamics (4.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 5.0
PHY 002B General Physics - Electricity, Magnetism And Optics (4.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 5.0
PHY 004A Engineering Physics-Mechanics (4.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 5.0
PHY 004B Engineering Physics-Electricity and Magnetism (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
PHY 004C Engineering Physics-Light and Heat (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
PHY 004D Engineering Physics-Atomic (2.0 Lecture) 2.0
PHY 010 Introduction to Physics (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
5B. Biological Science
Code Class Units
ANT 001 Physical Anthropology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 001A General Biology: Cells (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 001AH General Biology: Cells-Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 001B General Biology: Organisms (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 004 Microbiology (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 010 Introduction to Biology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 010L Introduction to Biology Lab (1.0 Lab) 1.0
BIO 011 Human Biology (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
BIO 012 Emerging Infectious Diseases (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 014 Introductory Neuroscience (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 016 Marine Biology (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
BIO 017 Genetics and Society (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 017H Genetics and Society - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 019 Oceans: Life in the Sea (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 025 Environmental Biology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 030 Tropical Ecology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BIO 032 California Plants and Animals (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
BIO 047 Human Anatomy (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 048 Human Physiology (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
BIO 048H Human Physiology - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) 5.0
5C. Laboratory Science

One of the courses selected from 5A or 5B must be a laboratory course. 

*NOTE: UC Transfer credit is limited for some CHM, PHY and BIO courses. See the limitation information on www.assist.org

 IGETC SUMMARY • AREA 1 (CSU) • AREA 1 (UC) 

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