Interstate Passport
















Los Angeles Pierce College

California


Last Updated: 2021-07-28


Passport Block


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The Interstate Passport can be earned by passing with a grade of C or P or higher a minimum of 30 units in courses approved to meet the Interstate Passport learning outcomes for each of the nine knowledge and skills areas. A course may be used any number of times to meet the outcomes of any knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. While every effort is made to keep this site up-to-date, consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

The Interstate Passport can be earned by passing with a grade of C or P or higher a minimum of 30 units in courses approved to meet the Interstate Passport learning outcomes for each of the nine knowledge and skills areas. A course may be used any number of times to meet the outcomes of any knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. While every effort is made to keep this site up-to-date, consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
COMM 101 Public Speaking
COMM 104 Argumentation And Debate
COMM 121 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 151 Small Group Communication

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title

The learning outcomes associated with this knowledge and skills area may be met by passing with a grade of C or P or higher one course listed below. Any listed course may be used to meet the learning outcomes for any other knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. Online offerings can be found in the Schedule of Classes. Consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGLISH 101 College Reading And Composition I

The learning outcomes associated with this knowledge and skills area may be met by passing with a grade of C or P or higher one course listed below. Any listed course may be used to meet the learning outcomes for any other knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. Online offerings can be found in the Schedule of Classes. Consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CO SCI 542 Discrete Structures for Computer Science
MATH 125 Intermediate Algebra
MATH 134 Accelerated Elementary And Intermediate Algebra
MATH 215 Principles Of Mathematics I
MATH 227 Statistics
MATH 228A Statistics Pathway Part I
MATH 228B Statistics Pathway Part II
MATH 238 Calculus For Business And Social Science I
MATH 240 Trigonometry
MATH 260 Precalculus
MATH 261 Calculus I
MATH 262 Calculus II
MATH 275 Ordinary Differential Equations
STAT 101 Statistics For The Social Sciences

The learning outcomes associated with this knowledge and skills area may be met by passing with a grade of C or P or higher one course listed under each of the following: Physical Sciences and Life/Biological Sciences. Any listed course may be used to meet the learning outcomes for any other knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. Online offerings can be found in the Schedule of Classes. Consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Physical Sciences
Courses in Physical Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTRON 001 Elementary Astronomy
ASTRON 002 Elementary Astronomy Laboratory (includes lab component)
ASTRON 003 Introductory Astronomy (includes lab component)
CHEM 051 Fundamentals Of Chemistry I (includes lab component)
CHEM 060 Introduction To General Chemistry (includes lab component)
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (includes lab component)
CHEM 102 General Chemistry II (includes lab component)
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry For Science Majors I (includes lab component)
CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry For Science Majors II (includes lab component)
CHEM 221 Biochemistry For Science Majors (includes lab component)
EARTH 003 Earth Science Lecture And Laboratory (includes lab component)
ELECTRN 004A Fundamentals Of Electronics I
ELECTRN 004B Fundamentals Of Electronics I
ENV SCI 001 Introduction to Environmental Science
ENV SCI 007 Introduction To Environmental Geology
GEOG 001 Physical Geography
GEOG 003 Introduction To Weather And Climate
GEOG 015 Physical Geography Laboratory (includes lab component)
GEOG 017 Physical Geography And Laboratory (includes lab component)
GEOG 019 Introductory Meteorology Laboratory (includes lab component)
GEOG 023 Severe And Hazardous Weather
GEOLOGY 001 Physical Geology
GEOLOGY 002 Earth History
GEOLOGY 006 Physical Geology Laboratory (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 007 Earth History Laboratory (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 010 Introduction To Environmental Geology
GEOLOGY 012 Introduction To The Geology Of California
GEOLOGY 015 Geological Catastrophes
GEOLOGY 022A Geology Field Study - Mojave (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 022B Geology Field Study - Basin And Range (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 022C Geology Field Study - Yosemite (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 022D Geology Field Study-Death Valley (includes lab component)
GEOLOGY 022E Geology Field Study - Joshua Tree
GEOLOGY 022F Geology Field Study - San Andreas Fault
METEOR 003 Introduction To Weather And Climate
METEOR 004 Introductory Meteorology Laboratory (includes lab component)
METEOR 005 Severe And Hazardous Weather
OCEANO 001 Introduction To Oceanography
OCEANO 010 Physical Oceanography Laboratory (includes lab component)
PHYS SC 004 Physical Science And Laboratory (includes lab component)
PHYS SC 006 Introduction To The Solar System
PHYS SC 007 Introduction to the Solar System Lab (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 006 General Physics I (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 007 General Physics II (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 012 Physics Fundamentals
PHYSICS 015 Physics of Music
PHYSICS 066 Physics with Calculus for Life Science Majors I (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 067 Physics With Calculus For Life Science Majors II (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 101 Physics For Engineers And Scientists I (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 102 Physics For Engineers And Scientists II (includes lab component)
PHYSICS 103 Physics For Engineers And Scientists III (includes lab component)
PLNT SC 103 Introduction To Soil Science (includes lab component)
PLNT SC 711 Introduction To Plant Science (includes lab component)
PLNT SC 901 Natural Resources Conservation

Life/Biological Sciences
Courses in Life/Biological Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANATOMY 001 Introduction To Human Anatomy (includes lab component)
ANML SC 511 Anatomy And Physiology Of Animals
ANML SC 512 Anatomy And Physiology Of Animals Laboratory (includes lab component)
ANTHRO 101 Human Biological Evolution
ANTHRO 111 Laboratory In Human Biological Evolution (includes lab component)
ANTHRO 118 Fundamentals Of Forensic Anthropology
ANTHRO 119 Introduction To Forensic Anthropology (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 003 Introduction To Biology (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 006 General Biology I (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 007 General Biology II (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 010 Natural History I (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 011A Natural History IIA
BIOLOGY 011B Natural History IIB (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 011C Natural History IIC
BIOLOGY 012A Natural History And Field Biology (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 012B Natural History And Field Biology
BIOLOGY 012C Natural History And Field Biology (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 110 General Biology - Genetic Analysis And Biotechnology (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 121 Lectures In Marine Biology
BIOLOGY 122 Marine Biology Laboratory (includes lab component)
BIOLOGY 123 Introduction To Marine Biology (includes lab component)
ENV SCI 002 The Human Environment: Biological Processes
ENV SCI 019 The Human Environment Biological Processes Lab (includes lab component)
MICRO 001 Introductory Microbiology (includes lab component)
MICRO 020 General Microbiology (includes lab component)
PHYSIOL 001 Introduction To Human Physiology (includes lab component)
PSYCH 002 Biological Psychology
PSYCH 073 Lab In Physiological Psychology (includes lab component)

The learning outcomes associated with this knowledge and skills area may be met by passing with a grade of C or P or higher one course listed below. Any listed course may be used to meet the learning outcomes for any other knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. Online offerings can be found in the Schedule of Classes. Consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Human Cultures
Courses in Human Cultures
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
A S L 001 American Sign Language I
A S L 002 American Sign Language II
A S L 003 American Sign Language III
A S L 004 American Sign Language IV
ANTHRO 105 Prehistoric Peoples
ANTHRO 121 Anthropology Of Religion, Magic And Witchcraft
ANTHRO 161 Introduction To Language And Linguistics
ART 092 Introduction To Museum Studies
ART 101 Survey Of Art History I
ART 102 Survey Of Art History II
ART 103 Art Appreciation I
ART 105 History Of Asian Art
ART 107 Mexican Art-Modern
ART 109 The Arts Of Africa, Oceania, And Ancient America
ART 111 History Of Contemporary Art
ART 119 Theories Of Art
ART 137 Architectural History I: Prehistory To The Middle Ages
ART 138 Architectural History II: Late Middle Ages To Modern
ART 139 Architectural History III: Modern Architecture
ART 201 Drawing I
ART 202 Drawing II
ART 203 Drawing III
ART 204 Life Drawing I
ART 205 Life Drawing II
ART 206 Life Drawing III
ART 207 Life Drawing IV
ART 209 Perspective Drawing I
ART 301 Watercolor Painting I
ART 302 Watercolor Painting II
ART 307 Oil Painting I
ART 308 Oil Painting II
ART 309 Oil Painting III
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design
ART 502 Beginning Three-Dimensional Design
ART 503 Intermediate Design
ART 604 Graphic Design I
ART 605 Graphic Design II
ART 606 Graphic Design III
ART 700 Introduction To Sculpture
ART 708 Introduction To Ceramics
ART 709 Ceramics I
CHICANO 007 The Mexican-American In The History Of The United States I
CHICANO 008 The Mexican-American In The History Of The United States II
CHICANO 037 Chicano Literature
CHICANO 047 The Mexican-American Woman In Society
CHICANO 054 Mexican-American Arts In American Culture
CHICANO 057 Chicanas And Chicanos In Film
CINEMA 003 History Of Motion Pictures
CINEMA 104 History Of Documentary Film
CINEMA 107 Understanding Motion Pictures
CINEMA 113 History Of Animation
COMM 122 Intercultural Communication
COMM 130 Introduction To Oral Interpretation Of Literature
DANCEST 801 Modern Dance I
DANCEST 802 Modern Dance II
DANCEST 803 Modern Dance III
DANCEST 805 History And Appreciation Of Dance
DANCEST 806 Ballet I
DANCEST 807 Ballet II
DANCEST 814 Dance Production I
ENGLISH 102 College Reading And Composition II
ENGLISH 103 Composition And Critical Thinking
ENGLISH 124 Short Story Writing I
ENGLISH 127 Creative Writing
ENGLISH 203 World Literature I
ENGLISH 204 World Literature II
ENGLISH 205 English Literature I
ENGLISH 206 English Literature II
ENGLISH 207 American Literature I
ENGLISH 208 American Literature II
ENGLISH 210 The Twentieth Century Novel
ENGLISH 211 Fiction
ENGLISH 214 Contemporary Literature
ENGLISH 215 Shakespeare I
ENGLISH 216 Shakespeare II

The learning outcomes associated with this knowledge and skills area may be met by passing with a grade of C or P or higher one course listed below. Any listed course may be used to meet the learning outcomes for any other knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. Online offerings can be found in the Schedule of Classes. Consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Critical Thinking
Courses in Critical Thinking
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ACCTG 001 Introductory Accounting I
ADM JUS 305 Criminal Intelligence And Data Analysis
COMM 101 Public Speaking
COMM 104 Argumentation And Debate
COMM 121 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 122 Intercultural Communication
COMM 151 Small Group Communication
COMM 190 Communication And New Media
ENGLISH 102 College Reading And Composition II
ENGLISH 103 Composition And Critical Thinking
JOURNAL 109 Critical Thinking and Media Literacy
LIB SCI 102 Internet Research Methods
MATH 125 Intermediate Algebra
MATH 134 Accelerated Elementary And Intermediate Algebra
MATH 215 Principles Of Mathematics I
MATH 227 Statistics
MATH 228B Statistics Pathway Part II
MATH 238 Calculus For Business And Social Science I
MATH 240 Trigonometry
MATH 260 Precalculus
MATH 261 Calculus I
MATH 262 Calculus II
MATH 263 Calculus III
PHILOS 005 Critical Thinking And Composition
PHILOS 006 Logic In Practice
PHILOS 009 Symbolic Logic I
POL SCI 005 The History Of Western Political Thought
PSYCH 066 Introduction To Critical Thinking
PSYCH 074 Research Methods In The Behavioral Sciences
SOC 004 Sociological Analysis
STAT 101 Statistics For The Social Sciences

The Interstate Passport can be earned by passing with a grade of C or P or higher a minimum of 30 units in courses approved to meet the Interstate Passport learning outcomes for each of the nine knowledge and skills areas. A course may be used any number of times to meet the outcomes of any knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. While every effort is made to keep this site up-to-date, consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Creative Expression
Courses in Creative Expression
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGLISH 101 College Reading And Composition I


The Interstate Passport can be earned by passing with a grade of C or P or higher a minimum of 30 units in courses approved to meet the Interstate Passport learning outcomes for each of the nine knowledge and skills areas. A course may be used any number of times to meet the outcomes of any knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. While every effort is made to keep this site up-to-date, consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Teamwork and Value Systems
Courses in Teamwork and Value Systems
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANATOMY 001 Introduction To Human Anatomy
ANTHRO 111 Laboratory In Human Biological Evolution
ANTHRO 119 Introduction To Forensic Anthropology
ASTRON 002 Elementary Astronomy Laboratory
BIOLOGY 003 Introduction To Biology
BIOLOGY 006 General Biology I
BIOLOGY 007 General Biology II
BIOLOGY 010 Natural History I
BIOLOGY 011B Natural History IIB
BIOLOGY 012A Natural History And Field Biology
BIOLOGY 012C Natural History And Field Biology
BIOLOGY 110 General Biology - Genetic Analysis And Biotechnology
BIOLOGY 122 Marine Biology Laboratory
BIOLOGY 123 Introduction To Marine Biology
CHEM 051 Fundamentals Of Chemistry I
CHEM 060 Introduction To General Chemistry
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I
CHEM 102 General Chemistry II
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry For Science Majors I
CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry For Science Majors II
CHEM 221 Biochemistry For Science Majors
EARTH 003 Earth Science Lecture And Laboratory
GEOG 015 Physical Geography Laboratory
GEOG 017 Physical Geography And Laboratory
GEOG 019 Introductory Meteorology Laboratory
GEOLOGY 006 Physical Geology Laboratory
GEOLOGY 007 Earth History Laboratory
GEOLOGY 022A Geology Field Study - Mojave
GEOLOGY 022B Geology Field Study - Basin And Range
GEOLOGY 022C Geology Field Study - Yosemite
GEOLOGY 022D Geology Field Study-Death Valley
METEOR 004 Introductory Meteorology Laboratory
MICRO 001 Introductory Microbiology
MICRO 020 General Microbiology
OCEANO 010 Physical Oceanography Laboratory
PHYS SC 004 Physical Science And Laboratory
PHYS SC 007 Introduction to the Solar System Lab
PHYSICS 006 General Physics I
PHYSICS 007 General Physics II
PHYSICS 066 Physics with Calculus for Life Science Majors I
PHYSICS 067 Physics With Calculus For Life Science Majors II
PHYSICS 101 Physics For Engineers And Scientists I
PHYSICS 102 Physics For Engineers And Scientists II
PHYSICS 103 Physics For Engineers And Scientists III
PHYSIOL 001 Introduction To Human Physiology
PLNT SC 103 Introduction To Soil Science
PSYCH 073 Lab In Physiological Psychology

The Interstate Passport can be earned by passing with a grade of C or P or higher a minimum of 30 units in courses approved to meet the Interstate Passport learning outcomes for each of the nine knowledge and skills areas. A course may be used any number of times to meet the outcomes of any knowledge and skills area for which it is approved. While every effort is made to keep this site up-to-date, consult the college catalog for the most current requirements and other details.

Human Society and the Individual
Courses in Human Society and the Individual
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
A S L 040 Introduction To Deaf Culture
ADDICST 015 Sociological Aspects Of Addiction
ADM JUS 001 Introduction To Administration Of Justice
ADM JUS 002 Concepts Of Criminal Law
ADM JUS 004 Principles And Procedures Of The Justice System
ADM JUS 067 Community Relations I
ADM JUS 075 Introduction To Corrections
ADM JUS 309 Correctional Interviewing and Counseling
ADM JUS 319 Research Methods & Statistics In Criminal Justice
ANTHRO 102 Human Ways Of Life: Cultural Anthropology
ANTHRO 105 Prehistoric Peoples
ANTHRO 106 Introduction To Archaeology
ANTHRO 109 Gender, Sex And Culture
ANTHRO 118 Fundamentals Of Forensic Anthropology
ANTHRO 119 Introduction To Forensic Anthropology
ANTHRO 132 Native People Of North America
ANTHRO 141 Culture, Illness And Healing
ANTHRO 161 Introduction To Language And Linguistics
ANTHRO 162 Introduction To Sociolinguistics
ANTHRO 163 Introduction ot Psycholinguistics
BRDCSTG 001 Fundamentals Of Television And Radio Broadcasting
BUS 001 Introduction To Business
CH DEV 001 Child Growth And Development
CH DEV 011 Child, Family And Community
CHICANO 002 The Mexican-American In Contemporary Society
CHICANO 007 The Mexican-American In The History Of The United States I
CHICANO 008 The Mexican-American In The History Of The United States II
CHICANO 020 The Mexican-American In California
CHICANO 047 The Mexican-American Woman In Society
CHICANO 080 Chicano Politics
COMM 100 Introduction To Communication Studies
COMM 121 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 122 Intercultural Communication
COMM 190 Communication And New Media
ECON 001 Principles Of Economics I
ECON 002 Principles of Economics II
ECON 010 Economic History Of The United States
ECON 016 Economics Of Sports
EDUC 203 Education In American Society
GEOG 002 Cultural Elements Of Geography
GEOG 007 World Regional Geography
GEOG 014 Geography Of California
HISTORY 005 History Of The Americas I
HISTORY 006 History Of The Americas II
HISTORY 011 Political and Social History of the United States to 1877
HISTORY 012 Political and Social History of the United States from 1865
HISTORY 013 The United States In The Twentieth Century
HISTORY 014 Selected Issues of United Status History
HISTORY 019 History Of Mexico
HISTORY 029 Asian Civilization: The Middle East
HISTORY 041 The African American In The History Of The U.S. I
HISTORY 042 The African American In The History Of The U.S. II
HISTORY 043 The Mexican-American In The History Of The United States I
HISTORY 044 The Mexican American In The History Of The United States II
HISTORY 052 The Role Of Women In The History Of The U.S.
HISTORY 056 American Environmental History
HISTORY 086 Introduction To World Civilization I
HISTORY 087 Introduction To World Civilization II
JAPAN 009 Japanese Civilization
JOURNAL 100 Social Values In Mass Communication
JOURNAL 251 Visual Communication In Mass Media
MEDIART 117 Introduction to Social Media
POL SCI 001 The Government Of The United States
POL SCI 002 Modern World Governments
POL SCI 005 The History Of Western Political Thought
POL SCI 007 Contemporary World Affairs
POL SCI 014 Government And Politics In The Middle East
POL SCI 019 Women In Politics
POL SCI 030 The Political Process
POL SCI 050 Introduction To Research In Political Science
PSYCH 001 General Psychology I
PSYCH 003 Personality and Social Development
PSYCH 006 Human Behavior
PSYCH 013 Social Psychology
PSYCH 014 Abnormal Psychology
PSYCH 016 Intimacy, Marriage And Family Relationships
PSYCH 032 Psychology Of Women
PSYCH 040 Psychology of Parent Child Relations
PSYCH 041 Life-Span Psychology: From Infancy To Old Age
PSYCH 052 Psychological Aspects Of Human Sexuality
PSYCH 060 Stress Management
PSYCH 066 Introduction To Critical Thinking
PSYCH 069 Psychology In Film
PSYCH 074 Research Methods In The Behavioral Sciences
SOC 001 Introduction To Sociology
SOC 002 American Social Problems
SOC 003 Crime And Delinquency
SOC 004 Sociological Analysis
SOC 008 Sociology of Aging
SOC 011 Race And Ethnic Relations
SOC 013 Society And Personality
SOC 015 Religion And American Society
SOC 021 Human Sexuality
SOC 028 The Family: A Sociological Approach
SOC 029 The U.S. And Terrorism
SOC 031 Sociology Of Gender
SOC 035 The Labor Movement
SOC 037 Introduction To Political Sociology
SOC 086 Popular Culture
SOC 087 Sociology Of Deviant Behavior
SPANISH 009 Civilization Of Spain
SPANISH 010 Latin-American Civilization
SPANISH 016 Mexican Civilization
SPANISH 026 Understanding Latin America Through Film


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Interstate Passport is based at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, a 501c3 regional compact, located in Boulder, Colorado.
Funded in part by Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.



Interstate Passport
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301-2204
Telephone 303.541.0261
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