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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BS - Industrial Design

San José State University -to- Folsom Lake College

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

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingCOMM 315 Communication
   OR
ENGWR 301 College Composition and Literature
   OR
ENGWR 302 Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking
   OR
PHIL 328 Critical Reasoning & Composition
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisENGWR 301 College Composition and Literature
   OR
ENGWR 302 Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking

Preparation for the Major:

PHYS 001 Elementary PhysicsNo Current Equivalent
ARTH 070A Art History, Prehistoric to MedievalArth 303 Art Survey: Ancient to 14th Century (*)
   OR
ARTH 070B Art History, Renaissance to ModernArth 309 Art Survey: Renaissance to 19th Century (*)
   OR
ARTH 070C Arts of AsiaART 332 Asian Art
(Highly Recommend Students take ARTH 070B)

Complete one of the following courses:

PHIL 057 Logic and Critical ReasoningPhil 320 Logic and Critical Reasoning
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisENGWR 301 College Composition and Literature
   OR
ENGWR 302 Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking
ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingCOMM 315 Communication
   OR
ENGWR 301 College Composition and Literature
   OR
ENGWR 302 Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking
   OR
PHIL 328 Critical Reasoning & Composition

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

DSID 021 Visualization INo Current Equivalent
DSID 022 Visualization IINo Current Equivalent
DSID 031 Industrial Design Foundation INo Current Equivalent
DSID 032 Industrial Design Foundation IINo Current Equivalent
DSID 041 Materials and Processes INo Current Equivalent

LDTP Approved Courses (*)

The following Folsom Lake College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.
Arth 303Survey of Art History from Prehistoric through Medieval Periods
Arth 309Survey of Art History from the Renaissance to the Present
LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.
LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.


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.