• This is only a sample academic plan. Please see a counselor and check IVC's catalog to create a customized My Academic Plan (MAP) that will best meet your specific academic goals.
Semester 1
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
WR 1College Writing 11A4
MATH 10*Introduction to Statistics23
GEOG 2Cultural Geography5 & Major3
GEOG 3World Regional GeographyMajor3
Lifelong Health**Lifelong Health and Personal Development GE Course9 A/B/C1
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
Critical ThinkingCritical Thinking GE Course1C3-4
COMM 1Communication Fundamentals1B3
GEOG 1Physical Geography3 & Major3
GEOG 1LPhysical Geography LaboratoryMajor1
GEOG 10 or GEOG 12Introduction To Weather and Climate or Introduction to GIS (Spring Only)Major2-3
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
Summer
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
GEOG 102Geography Field Studies: Western United States (Summer Only)2
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
GEOG 20Global Environmental Problems (Fall Only)Major3
HumanitiesHumanities GE Course63
Fine Arts Fine Arts GE Course73
Lifelong Health*Lifelong Health and Personal Development GE Course9 A/B/C3
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
GEOG 3World Regional Geography4 & Major3
GEOG 38California Geography (Spring Only)4 & Major3
American InstitutionsAmerican Institutions GE Course83
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)2-3
  1. Students can take Math 10 or any other math course that meets the AA general education math requirement in GE Area 2.
  2. Take one course from two different categories among GE areas 9A, 9B, and 9C. Please refer to the AA GE pattern for details.