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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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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 the American Institution section).
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 UNDERSTANDING 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.

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
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