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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

Antelope Valley College

2016-2017

To verify historical and most current GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org or click on the above pdf.

AREA A: ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION AND CRITICAL THINKING

9 semester units required with at least one course each from A1, A2 and A3. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 101, 103.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101, 101SL.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 115; ENGL 102, 103; PHIL 101, 106, 110, 201.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

9 semester units required with at least one course each from Physical Science, Life Science and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning. One Physical or Life Science course must include a laboratory experience (underlined). Courses in area B-4 must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
9 units minimum

B-1: Physical Science

ASTR 101, 101L; CHEM 101, 102, 110, 120; ERSC 101; GEOG 101, 101L, 102, 102L; GEOL 101, 101L, 102, 102L; PHYS 101, 102, 110, 120, 211; PSCI 101.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101L; BIOL 101, 101L, 102, 103, 104, 110, 120, 201, 202, 204, 205.

B-3: Laboratory Activity

Students must select at least one laboratory experience (see underlined courses in areas B-1 and B-2).

B-4: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

CIS 121; MATH 115, 124, 128, 135, 140, 148, 150, 160, 220, 230, 250.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

9 semester units required with at least one course each in Arts and Humanities.
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 113, 132, 135, 136, 137, 140, 145, 210, 213; COMM 103, 112, 114; DA 101; FTV 101, 107, 108, 201, 203; HIST 115; MUS 101, 105, 111, 121, 126, 131, 132, 142, 151, 153, 160, 166, 185, 231, 232, 251A, 251B, 253A, 253B; MUSC 102, 103, 107, 124, 173, 222, 223, 273; PHOT 107; PHTC 101, 150, 201; THA 101, 102, 110, 130, 201, 225.

C-2: Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Languages Other than English)

CHIN 101, 102, 201, 202; COMM 112; DFST 201, 202; ENGL 111, 112, 221, 222, 225, 227, 230, 231, 235, 236, 240, 242, 246, 250, 253, 256, 257, 259, 265, 279; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202, 203; FTV 203; GER 101, 102, 201, 202; LATN 101, 102, 201; PHIL 105, 106, 107, 108, 109; PHOT 107; SPAN 101, 102, 110SS, 201, 202, 210SS, 220SS; THA 239.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

9 semester units required with courses in at least 2 disciplines. Students are expected to complete the American Institutions requirement in this section (courses identified in the American Institution section).
9 units minimum

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 102, 103, 112, 140, 141, 142, 143.

D-2: Economics

ECON 100, 101, 102, 110.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

POLS 202; SOC 110.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 217; SOC 116.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 105, 106, 110.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 102, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 118, 119.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CFE 102.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLS 101, 103, 200, 201, 202, 203, 212.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 101, 201, 212, 230, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 206, 210; SOC 101, 105, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CFE 102; COMM 103, 107, 219; HE 101, 120; HD 101, 102, 105; NF 100, 103; PSY 212, 236; SOC 111, 116.

AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (US-1-2-3)

CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses

Students satisfy this CSU graduation requirement through coursework in three areas:
US 1: Historical Development of American Institutions and ideals.
US 2: United States Constitution and government.
US 3: California state and local government.
Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1, 2, and 3.
To verify historical and most current American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIST 107 - US 1
HIST 108 - US 1
HIST 110 - US 1
HIST 111 - US 1
HIST 114 - US 3
POLS 101 - US 2 & US 3