Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)

If you are a California Community College Transfer, the CSU track of IGETC is accepted by Vanguard University with the following provisions:

  • Areas 1 through 5 of the CSU pattern with the following exceptions:
    • Area 4: only 6 units required in 2 different disciplines
    • Area 5: only 1 class in group A or B is required, but it must include a corresponding lab
    • U.S. History or U.S. Government is required
  • In addition to the courses included in the IGETC, transfer students to VUSC will be required to take additional Core Curriculum coursework:
    • 15 units of Religion (May NOT be taken at Community College)
    • 3 units of a Multicultural Exposure course (May be taken at Community College)
    • 2 units of Fitness/Wellness course (1 unit lecture connected to a 1 unit lab; may be taken at Community College)
  • Completion of IGETC is not required for transferring to VUSC.
  • A maximum of 70 units may be transferred.
  • Only students who are not currently enrolled, and who have not previously enrolled at VUSC (or SCC) may use the IGETC program to meet the Core Curriculum Requirements at VUSC.