General Education

AIMS - Achieving Integration & Mastering Skills! Our NEW General Education Program!

Incoming Students for Fall 2016

Please discuss this with your advisor.

Substitutions

If you are attempting to substitute a class:

  1. Download and print this Petition for Exception form.
  2. Attach all supporting information such as, class outline and syllabus, copy of transcripts & letter(s) of recommendation (if available).
  3. Review substitution with your advisor.
  4. Sign and return to Melanie Silva inside the office of General Education (AE 101)

Waivers

If you are attempting to waive a Area A1 (Oral Communication):

  1. Speak with your advisor to ensure this is the correct move. 
  2. Download and print this Petition for Exception form.
  3. Fill out the form completely & state your reason for wanting to waive the requirement.
  4. Sign and return to Melanie Silva inside the office of General Education (AE 101)
  5. $10 fee paid to the Testing Center.

Area A1 Waiver exams are scheduled once per semester. The next waiver exam is in February 2017.

For all other areas (A2-A4) please contact the Testing Center at (661) 654-3373.

If you have any further questions, please email Melanie at msilva22@csub.edu or call the General Education office at (661) 654-3937



Contact Us

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Administration East 101
Bakersfield, Ca 93311

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Paul Newberry
Faculty Director of General Education
Phone: (661)654-3934
E-mail: pnewberry@csub.edu

Melanie Silva
Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (661)654-3937
E-mail: msilva22@csub.edu

General Education Homepage

www.csub.edu/ge