Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Catalog

Associate of Arts Degree


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A.A. Degree Requirements


Section A - General Education Requirements


A student has three options to complete the General Education Requirements.

Option I is designed for students completing the El Camino College major.

Option II is designed for students completing CSU GE Breadth transfer requirements.

Option III is designed for students completing CSU/UC (IGETC) transfer requirements.

Option I: El Camino College Requirements


Complete the specified number of units in categories 1 through 5 and the mathematics competency requirement in category 6.

1. Natural Sciences:

minimum 3 semester units

2. Social and Behavioral Science:

minimum 9 semester units
One course from A, one course from B, and one course from C:

C.

3. Humanities:

minimum 3 semester units

4. Language and Rationality:

minimum 6 semester units
One course from A and one course from B:

B. Communication and Analytical Thinking:

minimum 3 semester units

5. Health and Physical Education:

minimum 3 semester units

(This category may be exempted by one of the following:

  1. Pass the Contemporary Health waiver exam; or
  2. Approval of a petition for military service credit.)
Physical Activity or Fitness Courses:

Physical Education

Option II: CSU GE Breadth Transfer Requirements


See CSU General Education Breadth Requirements .

Option III: CSU/UC (IGETC) Transfer Requirements


See Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) .

Section B - Major Requirements


Satisfy either the El Camino College Major option or the Transfer Major option.

El Camino College Major


Complete the courses specified for one of the majors listed alphabetically in Section IV, Curriculum, of this college catalog.

Transfer Major


Complete the lower division transfer major requirements for an accredited four-year college or university. If there are no lower division requirements in the transfer major or if the requirements for the transfer major are less than 18 units, students must complete an El Camino College major.

Section C - Electives


El Camino College Major


To reach the total of 60 degree applicable units required for graduation, students must choose electives from degree applicable courses. Students may count only six units of physical education as elective credit for graduation.

Transfer Major


Sixty degree applicable units are required for graduation. To qualify for transfer to CSU or UC, electives must be chosen from transferable courses. Students may count only four units of physical education as transfer credit.

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