Approved Transfer Courses- Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR)

Course must be taken prior to starting courses at UCSD. Check your Community College for availability as course offerings are limited in the Summer.


UC Campus


Course Title

UC San Diego ELWR 1S
Other UC Campuses  Contact UC San Diego Basic Writing Office for approved courses 


Community College

Course Title

Allan Hancock English 10
American River English Writing 300
Antelope Valley English 101
Bakersfield English B1A
Barstow English 1A
Berkeley City College English 1A
Butte English 2 or H2
Cabrillo English 1A or 1AH or 1AMC or 1AMCH
Canada English 100
Cerritos English 100 or 100LC
Cerro Coso English C101 or C101H
Chabot English 1A
Chaffey English 1A
Citrus English 101 or 101H
City College of San Francisco English 1A
Coastline English C100
College of Alameda English 1A
College of Marin English 150
College of San Mateo English 100
College of the Canyons English 101 or 101H
College of the Desert English 1A
College of the Redwoods English 1A
College of the Sequoias English 1
College of the Siskiyous English 1001
Columbia English 1A
Contra Costa English 1A
Copper Mountain English 3A
Cosumnes River English Writing 300
Crafton Hills English 101
Cuesta English 201A
Cuyamaca English 120
Cypress English 100C or 100HC
De Anza English Writing 1A
Diablo Valley English 122
East Los Angeles English 101
El Camino English 1A
Evergreen Valley English 1A
Feather River English 101
Folsom Lake English Writing 300
Foothill English 1A or 1AH
Fresno City English 1A or 1AH
Fullerton English 100F or 100HF
Gavilan  English 1A
Glendale English 101 or 101H
Golden West English G100 or G100H
Grossmont  English 120
Hartnell English 1A
Imperial Valley English 101
Irvine Valley English Writing 1
Lake Tahoe English 101
Laney English 1A
Las Positas English 1A
Lassen English 1
Long Beach City English 1 or 1H
Los Angeles City English 101
Los Angeles Harbor English 101
Los Angeles Mission English 101
Los Angeles Pierce English 101
Los Angeles Southwest English 101
Los Angeles Trade Tech English 101 or 101H
Los Angeles Valley English 101
Los Medanos English 100
Mendocino English 200
Merced English 1A
Merritt English 1A
Mira Costa English 100
Mission English 1A
Modesto English 101
Monterey Peninsula English 1A
Moorpark English M1A or M1AH
Mount San Antonio English 1A or 1AH
Mount San Jacinto English 101
Napa Valley English 120
Ohlone English 101A
Orange Coast English A100
Oxnard English R101
Palo Verde English 101
Palomar English 100
Pasadena City English 1A
Porterville English  P101A
Reedley College English 1A or 1AH
Rio Hondo  English 101
Riverside English 1A or 1AH
Sacramento English Writing 300, 480
Saddleback English 1A
San Bernardino Valley English 101 or 101H
San Diego City English 101
San Diego Mesa English 101
San Diego Miramar English 101
San Joaquin Delta English 1A
San Jose City English 1A
Santa Ana English 101 or 101H
Santa Barbara City English 110 or 110H 
Santa Monica English 1
Santa Rosa English 1A
Santiago Canyon English 101
Shasta English 1A
Sierra English 1A
Skyline English 100
Solano English 1
Southwestern English 115
Taft English 1500
Ventura English V1A
Victor Valley English 101 or H101
West Hills, Coalinga English 1A
West Hills, Lemoore English 1A
West Los Angeles English 101
West Valley English 1A 
Woodland English 1A
Yuba English 1A

Updated 5/15/2015