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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Cabrillo College

2016 - 2017

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

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 1, 1H, 2, 10.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1AMC, 1AMCH.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 4; ENGL 2, 2H, 2MC, 2MCH; PHILO 12, 49.

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

ASTRO 3, 4, 7, 8A; CHEM 1A, 1B, 3, 3L, 5, 10, 12A, 12AL, 12B, 12BL, 30A, 30B, 32; ENGR 3; ES 10, 10L; GEOG 1+1L; GEOL 10, 15, 20; METEO 1+1L; OCEAN 10; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 10+10L, 11; PSYCH 4L.

B-2: Life Science

ANTHR 1+1L, 1H+1L; BIO 4, 4L, 5, 6, 9A, 9B, 11A, 11B, 11C, 13A+13AL, 31; PSYCH 4.

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

BUS 9; CS 23; MATH 2, 3, 4, 5A, 5B, 5C, 6, 7, 10, 12, 12H, 13, 15, 18, 23; PSYCH 2A.

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)

AH 10, 11, 11H, 12, 13, 13H, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20A, 20B, 52, 53; AP 15, 35, 55; DANCE 1; DM 3; MUS 1, 5, 6, 10, 11A, 11LA, 12, 13A, 77; TA 7, 8, 9, 10A.

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

ASL 1, 2, 3; ENGL 1B, 1BH, 1BMC, 12A, 12B, 12C, 12E, 12F, 24A, 24B, 30A, 30B, 34, 39, 40, 41A, 45, 46A, 46B, 48A, 49A, 49B; FR 1, 2, 3, 10; GRMN 1, 2; HIST 2A, 2B, 4A, 4AH, 4B, 4BH; ITAL 1, 2, 3, 10; JAPAN 1, 2; PHILO 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10H, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5A, 6A, 6B, 10A, 10B, 16, 17, 25, 26, 30B.

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

ANTHR 2, 2H, 3, 6, 7, 8, 17; JOURN 21; PSYCH 1, 6, 8, 31, 33; SOC 2, 5, 9.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1A, 1B; PS 2, 3.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

BBS 32; HIST 23; SOC 3, 8.

D-4: Gender Studies

ECE 32; HIST 14H; JOURN 21; WS 1, 2, 11.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 4, 5.

D-6: History

ANTHR 2, 6, 7, 8; GEOG 2, 4; HIST 2A, 2B, 4A, 4AH, 4B, 4BH, 6, 9, 11, 14, 14H, 15, 16A, 16B, 16C, 17A, 17AH, 17B, 17BH, 19B, 19C, 20A, 21A, 21AH, 21B, 21BH, 23, 24, 29A, 29B.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ANTHR 2, 6, 7, 8; COMM 7, 12; ECE 31, 32; GEOG 2, 4.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PS 1, 1H, 5.

D-9: Psychology

HS 15; PSYCH 1H, 2B, 12, 26.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1, 1H, 2H, 3, 8, 9, 10, 47.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CAHM 20; CG 1, 51; ECE 31, 33; HS 10, 12, 15, 21, 22, 24; KIN 8A, 8B, 35A, 35B, 52A, G2B, 52C; PSYCH 33, 35A+35B+35C, 39A+39B+39C; SOC 5; WS 1.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org Area E.

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 14 - US 1
HIST 14H - US 1
HIST 15 - US 1
HIST 17A - US 1
HIST 17AH - US 1
HIST 17B - US 1
HIST 17BH - US 1
HIST 21A - US 1
HIST 21AH - US 1
HIST 21B - US 1
HIST 21BH - US 1
HIST 29A - US 1
HIST 29B - US 1
PS 1 - US 2 & US 3
PS 1H - US 2 & US 3
PS 5 - US 2 & US 3