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Request For CSU GE Breadth Or IGETC Certification

Students may be certified to meet lower division general education requirements for transfer to the CSU and UC. When fully certified, students are also eligible to earn a certificate of achievement conferred by LACC. To request to be GE certified for transfer, please click the CSU GE Breadth or IGETC buttons below. 

Available Certifications

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CSU GE Breadth

The General Education-Breadth (GE-Breadth) program requires that students who select this option complete at least 48 semester (72 quarter) units of general education to receive the baccalaureate degree. At least 9 of these units must be upper division level. For mor info from the CSU click here

Request CSU GE Breadth Certification
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IGETC

The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is a series of courses that California community college students can complete to satisfy freshman/sophomore level general education requirements before transferring to most colleges and majors at UC campuses. For more info from the UC click here

Request IGETC Certification

Transfer Certification/Certifying

Effective July 1, 2018 all CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC certifications must be completed by and approved by the Counseling Department.

  • All outside transcripts (e.g., external exams such as AP scores) needed to fulfill certification must be on file with LACC Admissions.
  • Minimum of 12 units completed at LACC preferred.
  • The Articulation Office has final review of all coursework related to GE certification and serves as liaison to the CSU and UC who govern CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC.
  • Once all terms and conditions are met please allow up to 1-2 business days for completion of CSUGE or IGETC certification, partial or full, to be reflected on your official transcript.
  • As a courtesy, the Counseling Department upon request will mail proof of certification to the student's transfer university free of charge.