SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
BS - Environmental Studies
Concentration in Energy
San José State University -to- CSU, Dominguez Hills
Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.
Lower Division Course Requirements
Community College Course Equivalents
Preparation for the Major:
|ENVS 010 Life on a Changing Planet||No Current Equivalent|
|ECON 001B Principles of Economics: Microeconomics||Eco 210 Economic Theory 1A Microecomonics|
|BIOL 001A Foundations of Biodiversity||BIO 120 Principles of Biology I|
BIO 121 Principles of Biology I Laboratory
BIO 122 Principles of Biology II
BIO 123 Principles of Biology II Laboratory
BIO 124 Principles of Biology III
BIO 125 Principles of Biology III Laboratory
|PHYS 002A Fundamentals of Physics||Phy 120 Elements of Physics I|
Phy 122 Elements of Physics II
|STAT 095 Elementary Statistics||Mat 131 Elementary Statistics and Probability|
|UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & Methods|
Please note: A course that articulates to UNVS 015C may be used in "lieu of" the statistics course required by this major through Summer 2016. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better.
|No Current Equivalent|
|General Chemistry Equivalent Transfer Course|
(or CHEM 1A taken at SJSU) Note: This major only requires completion of one semester or two quarters of General Chemistry in lieu of CHEM 1A taken at SJSU.
|Che 110 General Chemistry I|
Che 112 General Chemistry II
Lower Division Requirement of the Major:
|ENVS 001 Introduction to Environmental Issues||No Current Equivalent|
|Beginning Fall 2014 the prerequisite for the WST is the completion of the CSU GE A3 with a grade of C or better. All students are strongly encouraged to complete a second English composition course as part of their lower division GE prior to transferring to SJSU (either to meet CSU GE Area A3 or C2). In doing this students will be more prepared to pass the WST and 100W course at SJSU.|
|Once the following recommended course has been completed with a grade of C or better, students should contact our testing office: testing.sjsu.edu to register for the WST exam at SJSU (passing the WST prior to your first semester at SJSU will prevent delays in registration for upper division courses):|
|2nd English Composition/Critical Thinking Equivalent Transfer Course|
any course approve for the IGETC Critical Thinking/Second semester English composition 1B area is highly recommended
|No Current Equivalent|
|ENGL 001B Composition 2||No Current Equivalent|
IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:
Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:
1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.
2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.
3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.
4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.