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Pseudo or “fake” courses are used for some transfer credits (domestic and international) to meet FIUs UCC requirements. Pseudo courses typically satisfy the intent of the UCC, but are not exact matches to FIU courses. As such, they do not always satisfy prerequisites or required courses in the major.

Communication

ENC UCC1 Satisfies the 1st Communication requirement
ENC UCC2 Satisfies the 2nd Communication requirement
ENC UCC4 Satisfies Communication requirement and/or Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better

Humanities

HUM UCC1 Satisfies Humanities – Group One
HUM UCC1W Satisfies Humanities – Group One and Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better
HUM UCC2 Satisfies Humanities – Group Two
HUM UCC2W Satisfies Humanities – Group Two and Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better

Mathematics

MAC UCC1 Satisfies MAC – Mathematics content (Group One or Group Two)
MGF UCC1 Satisfies MGF – Mathematics content (Group One or Group Two)
STA UCC1 Satisfies Statistics (Group One or Group Two)
NPM UCC1 Satisfies Mathematics – Group Two (COP, CGS content)

Social Science

SOC UCC1 Satisfies Social Science – Group One
SOC UCC1W Satisfies Social Science – Group One and Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better
SOC UCC2 Satisfies Social Science – Group Two
SOC UCC2W Satisfies Social Science – Group Two and Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better

Natural Science

GLS UCC1 Satisfies Natural Science – Group One or Group Two
(General Life Science content)
GLS UCC1L Satisfies Natural Science Lab – Group One or Group Two
(General Life Science Lab content)
BSC UCC1 Satisfies Natural Science – Group One or Group Two
(Human Biology content)
BSC UCC1L Satisfies Natural Science Lab – Group One or Group Two
(Human Biology Lab content)
GPS UCC1 Satisfies Natural Science – Group One or Group Two
(General Physical Science content)
GPS UCC1L Satisfies Natural Science Lab – Group One or Group Two
(General Physical Science Lab content)
CHM UCC1 Satisfies Natural Science – Group One or Group Two
(Chemistry content)
CHM UCC1L Satisfies Natural Science Lab – Group One or Group Two
(Chemistry Lab content)

Arts

ART UCC1 Satisfies UCC Arts
ART UCC1W Satisfies UCC Arts and Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of
C or better

Gordon Rule

GRW UCC1 Satisfies Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) with grade of C or better

Foreign Language

FFL UCC1 Satisfies 1st term Foreign Language
FFL UCC2 Satisfies 2nd term Foreign Language

Elective

ELE UCC1 Satisfies Lower-Division Elective