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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

Canada College

2013 - 2014

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

Select one course from each category. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 105, 110, 127, 130.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 100.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 110, 165; PHIL 103, 200; PLSC 103.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Select one course from each category. 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 100, 101, 110; CHEM 100, 112, 192, 210, 220, 231, 235, 238, 410; GEOG 100; GEOL 100, 101, 110; METE 100; NSCI 100; OCEN 100+101; PHYS 210, 220, 250, 260, 270, 405.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 125, 126; BIOL 100, 103, 110, 130, 132, 225, 230, 240, 250, 260; NSCI 100; PALN 110.

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

MATH 125, 130, 140, 200, 219, 222, 241, 242, 251, 252, 253, 270, 275.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Select one course from area C-1, one course from area C-2, and one additional course from either C-1 or C-2.
9 units minimum

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

ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 241, 301; DRAM 101, 140, 142, 143, 160; FILM 110; INTD 150, 151; LIT 142, 143, 441, 442; MUS 100, 115, 131, 202, 210, 230, 240, 250, 260, 271.

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

COMM 112; DRAM 142, 143, 151, 152; ECE 192; ENGL 110, 161, 164; FREN 130, 140, 161, 162; HIST 100, 101, 104, 106, 205, 243, 245, 246, 247, 451, 452, 455; LIT 101, 111, 142, 143, 151, 152, 200, 205, 231, 232, 233, 251, 252, 266, 301, 370, 371, 372, 373, 375, 441, 442, 445; PHIL 100, 160, 175, 190, 240, 246, 300, 310, 320; SOSC 250; SPAN 120, 121, 122, 130, 131, 132, 140, 150, 152, 161, 162.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

Select one course from D-1 through D-0 (with courses taken in at least two disciplines). Students are expected to complete the American Institutions requirement in this section (courses identified in section F).
9 units minimum

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 105, 110, 180, 200, 350, 351; ENGL 200; LING 200.

D-2: Economics

ANTH 110; ECON 100, 102, 230; HIST 422.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 105, 110, 360, 370; HIST 245, 246, 247, 422; PSYC 106, 112; SOCI 141; SOSC 250.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 105, 110; HIST 247, 422.

D-5: Geography

ANTH 110; GEOG 110; HIST 422.

D-6: History

ANTH 110; HIST 102, 104, 106, 201, 202, 242, 243, 245, 246, 247, 310, 421, 422, 455; SOCI 100.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ANTH 110; COMM 150, 180; ECE 201, 212, 264; EDUC 100; HMSV 264; PSYC 205; SOCI 100, 205.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PLSC 130, 150, 170, 200, 210, 310, 320.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 100, 110, 112, 200, 201, 202, 300, 340, 410.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOCI 100, 105, 254.

AREA E: LIFELONG LEARNING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select 3 units from the following.
3 units minimum

E-1

BIOL 310; CRER 137; HSCI 100, 104, 105, 116, 430; PSYC 200, 340.

E-2 - Physical Activity Courses for Area E:

For a complete list of approved ADAP, COMB, DANC, FITN, INDV, PE, TEAM, VARS and other activity courses - Check the CSU GE-Breadth Certification Area E course list on the ASSIST www.assist.org.
A maximum of one unit from E-2 may be used to meet this requirement.

AREA F: AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (F1-2-3)

US 1-3 American Institutions - Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1-3.
US 1, Historical Development of American Institutions.
US 2, Constitution of the United States and the operation of representative democratic government under the constitution.
US 3, The process of California state and local government.
To verify historical and most current American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
ECON 230 - US 1
HIST 201 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 202 - US 1 & US 2
PLSC 200 - US 2 & US 3
PLSC 210 - US 2 & US 3
PLSC 310 - US 3
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