Requirements for IGETC Transfer Students

Revelle College welcomes students who transfer to UC San Diego with IGETC certification. IGETC certification must be obtained prior to the start of classes at UC San Diego. Students admitted to UC San Diego as freshmen are not eligible for IGETC.

Revelle does not accept IGETC as satisfaction of all general education requirements. Completion of IGETC will waive the Humanities, Social Science, Fine Arts, and Language Proficiency general education requirements. However, the following additional requirements must be completed, either before transfer or while enrolled at UC San Diego:

  • Revelle College Mathematics Requirement:
    • 2 semesters of Calculus; or
    • 2 quarter courses of Calculus (MATH 10A/20A and MATH 10B/20B) and 1 quarter course from the approved list.
  • Revelle College Natural Science Requirement:
    Five courses, selected from the approved lists:
    • 1 course in Biology
    • 1 course in Chemistry
    • 1 course in Physics
    • 2 courses from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Environmental Sciences

In addition, students must complete all university graduation requirements: