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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Cerritos 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

SPCH 100, 100LC, 120, 130, 130LC, 132, 150.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 100, 100LC.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 103, 103LC, 110; PHIL 103, 106; PSYC 103; READ 200; SPCH 235.

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 102, 103, 104, 105L, 106; CHEM 100, 110, 111, 112; ESCI 101, 102, 104, 104L, 106, 110; ENGY 110; GEOG 101, 101L, 103; GEOL 101, 102, 201, 102L, 204, 207, 208, 209; PHYS 100, 101, 102, 201, 202, 203; PS 100, 112.

B-2: Life Science

A&P 120, 150, 151, 200, 201; ANTH 115, 115L; BIOL 105, 110, 115, 120, 200, 201, 202; BOT 120; MICR 200; PSYC 241; ZOOL 120.

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 110A, 110B, 112, 114, 115, 116, 140, 155, 160, 170, 190, 220, 250; PSYC 210.

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)

ARCH 112; ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105A, 105B, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 113, 116, 120, 130A, 150, 193; ARTP 100, 160; DANC 100, 101; FILM 159; HUM 108, 109; MUS 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 104B, 105, 180; PHOT 100, 160; RTV 151, 152; TH 101, 102, 103, 104, 150, 151.

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

ART 108, 109; ASL 110, 111, 210, 211, 220; ARTP 150; CHIN 101, 102, 201, 202, 260; ENGL 102, 106, 221A, 221B, 222, 222LC, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 228LC, 230A, 230B, 232, 233, 234, 235, 235LC, 236, 237, 238, 239, 245, 246A, 246B, 248A, 248B; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 281, 282, 283, 285; GERM 101, 102, 201, 202; HIST 101, 101LC, 102, 102LC, 103, 110, 120, 210, 220, 221, 230, 235, 241, 242, 245, 246, 250, 255, 260, 265, 275; HUM 100, 108, 109; JAPN 101, 102, 201, 202; PHIL 100, 100LC, 102, 102LC, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 130, 140, 200, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206; PHOT 150; POL 240; SPAN 101, 102, 111, 112, 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 245, 285; SPCH 140; WS 102, 109.

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

ASL 220; ANTH 100, 120, 170, 200, 201, 202, 203, 205; WS 205.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 102, 201, 201M, 202, 202M, 204; KIN 211; WS 206.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 201.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 205; ECON 102; HIST 204; KIN 108; PSYC 265; SOC 202; WS 101, 108, 202, 204, 205, 206.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 105, 140.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 101LC, 102, 102LC, 103, 110, 120, 204, 210, 220, 221, 230, 235, 241, 242, 245, 246, 250, 255, 260, 265, 275; KIN 211; WS 204.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ASL 220; CD 110; ENVS 200; JOUR 100; SPCH 110.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 101; POL 101, 110, 201, 210, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260.

D-9: Psychology

KIN 211; PSYC 101, 150, 251, 261, 265, 271.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ASL 220; SOC 101, 110, 120, 201, 202, 205, 210, 215, 230, 250; KIN 211; WS 202.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ANTH 205; CD 110; COUN 200, 200LC; FIN 125; HED 100, 101; HO 152; KIN 104, 108; PSYC 150, 245; SOC 110, 120; WS 108, 205.

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 101 - US 1
HIST 101LC - US 1
HIST 102 - US 1
HIST 102LC - US 1
HIST 103 - US 1
POL 101 - US 2 & US 3
POL 201 - US 2 & US 3