Semester Conversion for CEIS Undergraduates

Fall 2018 Semester begins August 23, 2018

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How many units should I take to stay on track?

The quarter system is 10-weeks and we usually recommend an average of 16-credits (four 4-credit classes) to reach graduation in a timely manner. The semester system is 15-weeks, and to graduate in the same timeframe as quarters you'll need to take 15-credits (five 3-credit classes).

What's the benefit of semesters? You'll have more time to get to know your professors and classmates, and you'll have more time to learn and study class material.

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How will I know what classes to take?

The University and College has created tools to help you through the semester transition:

Conversion Guide: Search for courses to find the semester translation.

Handbook: Includes information about tuition, financial aid, curriculum and GE changes, course numbering, unit changes, and the 2018-19 calendar.

CEIS Advising Worksheets

  • Early Childhood Studies: Q2S Cheat Sheet [pending]
  • Ethnic & Women's Studies: Q2S Cheat Sheet [pending]
  • Liberal Studies: Q2S Cheat Sheet [pending]
  • EWS Minors: Q2S Cheat Sheet [pending]
  • Old Worksheets

General Education & IGE Changes

General Education

Qtr GE Area GE Area Qtr Unit Total Qtr Units by Area Sem. GE Area GE Area Sem. Unit Total Sem. Units by Area
A1 4 12 (8 semester) A1 3 9
A2 4 A2 3
A3 4 A3 3
B1 4 16 (10.66 semester) B1 3 12
B2 4 B2 3
B3 - B3 -
B4 4 B4 3
B5 4 B5 3
C1 4 16 (10.66 semester) C1 3 12
C2 4 C2 3
C3 4 C3 3
C4 4 C4 3
D1a 4 20 (13.33 semester) D1 3 12
D1b 4
D2 4 D2 3
D3 4 D3 3
D4 4 D4 3
E 4 4 (2.66 semester) E 3 3
Total 68 Qtr Units 68 qtr (45.33 semester) 48 semester 48 semester

 

Interdisciplinary General Education


Contact your College Advisor, or the IGE front office to get help selecting the appropriate course(s) to complete the sequence.