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The Gen Ed Transfer Certificate, also known as the Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC), consists of classes designed for students who plan to transfer their Ivy Tech credits to a four year college or university...  more details

Are you looking to transfer?  If you are looking to transfer, don’t forget that you can come back to Ivy Tech and get another credential to put on your resume. From raises to promotions, there are many benefits to having an associate degree. Even if you start at Ivy Tech and transfer to a four-year for your bachelor’s, you may be eligible to transfer your credits back to Ivy Tech and receive an associate degree – for no additional cost. Learn more at IvyTech.edu/ReverseTransfer





Ivy Tech Community College Courses Fulfilling
Statewide Transfer General Education Core Competencies (2013-2014 academic year and later)

NOTE: These requirements are for the 2013-2014 academic year and later. Students beginning their program PRIOR to the 2013-2014 academic year should use these core requirements as a guide instead.

All courses are appropriate for the Science/Math programs unless otherwise noted.

Written Communication    
ENGL 111 English Composition*
3 credits
Speaking and Listening    
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking*
COMM 102 Intro to Interpersonal Communication*
3-6 credits
Quantitative Reasoning    
MATH 123 Quantitative Reasoning (Not a STEM Selection)
MATH 135 Finite Math*
MATH 136 College Algebra*
MATH 137 Trig with Analytic Geometry*
MATH 201 Brief Calculus*
MATH 202 Brief Calculus II*
MATH 211 Calculus I*
MATH 212 Calculus II*
MATH 221 Calculus for Technology I*
MATH 222 Calculus for Technology II*
3-12 credits
Scientific Ways of Knowing   
ASTR 101 Solar System Astronomy*
BIOL 101 Introductory Biology*
BIOL 105 Biology I*
BIOL 107 Biology II*
BIOL 121 General Biology
BIOL 211 Microbiology I*
BIOL 221 Molecular Biology
CHEM 101 Introductory Chemistry*
CHEM 105 General Chemistry I*
CHEM 106 General Chemistry II*
CHEM 111 Chemistry I
PHYS 101 Physics I*
PHYS 102 Physics II*
PHYS 220 Mechanics*
PHYS 221 Heat, Electricity, & Optics
SCIN 100 Earth Science*
SCIN 111 Physical Science*
3-12 credits
Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing    
ANTH 154 Cultural Anthropology
ECON 101 Economics Fundamentals*
ECON 201 Principles of Economics*
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics*
HIST 101 Survey of American History I*
HIST 102 Survey of American History II*
HIST 111 World Civilization I
HIST 112 World Civilization II
POLS 101 Introduction to American Government and Politics*
POLS 211 Introduction to World Politics*
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology*
PSYC 201 Lifespan Development*
PSYC 205 Abnormal Psychology*
PSYC 240 Human Sexuality*
SOCI 111 Introduction to Sociology*
SOCI 164 Multicultural Studies
SOCI 245 Cultural Diversity
SOCI 252 Social Problems*
3-12 credits
Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing    
ARTH 101 Survey of Art & Culture*
ARTH 102 Survey of Art and Culture II*
ARTH 110 Art Appreciation*
ENGL 202 Creative Writing*
ENGL 206 Introduction to Literature*
ENGL 214 Introduction to Poetry*
ENGL 220 Introduction to World Literature*
ENGL 221 Introduction to World Literature After the Renaissance*
ENGL 222 American Literature to 1865*
ENGL 223 American Literature After 1865*
FREN 101 French Level I*
FREN 102 French Level II*
FREN 201 French Level III*
FREN 202 French Level IV*
GERM 101 German Level I*
GERM 102 German Level II*
GERM 201 German Level III*
GERM 202 German Level IV*
HUMA 100 Theatre Appreciation*
HUMA 118 Music Appreciation*
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy*
PHIL 102 Introduction to Ethics*
PHIL 220 Philosophy of Religion*
SPAN 101 Spanish Level I*
SPAN 102 Spanish Level II*
SPAN 201 Spanish Level III*
SPAN 202 Spanish Level IV*
3-12 credits



Total Statewide Transfer General Education Core:    30 minimum credits

*CTL courses