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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Cerro Coso 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 C101.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL C101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL C102, C102H; PHIL C205.

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

CHEM C101, C111, C113, C113H, C221; GEOG C101, C102, C111; GEOL C111; PHSC C101, C105, C111, C115, C121, C125, C131, C132; PHYS C111, C113, C211.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH C121, C122; BIOL C101, C105, C105H, C111, C111H, C112, C112H, C115, C121, C125, C133, C138, C141, C145, C251, C255, C262.

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 C121, C121H, C130, C131, C141, C142, C151, C152, C251, C255, C257.

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 C101, C105, C106, C106H, C111, C121, C131, C141, C151; MUSC C101, C101H, C118, C131, C151, C173.

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

ASL C101, C102; ENGL C111, C111H, C141, C221, C222, C222H, C231, C232, C235, C235H, C241, C242, C245, C245H, C249; FILM C211; FREN C101, C102; LATN C101, C102, C201, C202; PHIL C101, C141, C161, C164; SPAN C100, C101, C102, C110, C180, C201, C202, C211.

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 C111, C121, C131.

D-2: Economics

ECON C101, C102, C103.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HIST C209; SOCI C151, C210.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOCI C131, C151.

D-5: Geography

GEOG C121.

D-6: History

HIST C103, C103H, C104, C104H, C131, C131H, C132, C132H, C209.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CHDV C104, C105, C106; PSYC C271.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLS C101, C101H, C102.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC C101, C101H, C181, C220, C241.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJ C101; SOCI C101, C210.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum

Subgroup 1: Integrated Organism

CHDV C106; HSCI C101; PSYC C151, C181.

Subgroup 2: Activity

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 C131 - US 1
HIST C131H - US 1
HIST C132 - US 1
HIST C132H - US 1
POLS C101 - US 2 & US 3
POLS C101H - US 2 & US 3