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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Chabot 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, 20, 46.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 46; ENGL 4, 7; HIS 5.
ENGL 4 should be taken if planning to transfer to San Josť State University.

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 10, 20, 30; BIOT 20; CHEM 1A, 1B, 5, 10, 12A, 12B, 30A, 30B, 31; GEOG 1, 1L, 8, 13; PHYS 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5, 11; PSCI 15.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT 1, ANTH 1, 1L, 13; BIOL 2, 4, 6, 10, 25, 31, 50; ENSC 10, 11, 15, 15L; MICR 1; PHSI 1; PSY 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

MTH 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 15, 16, 20, 31, 33, 36, 37, 41, 43; PSY 5.

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 14; ARTH 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 20, 51A; FILM 50, 60; MUSL 1, 2A, 3, 4, 5, 8; PHOT 20; THTR 1, 7, 10, 11, 12.

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

CHIN 1A, 1B; COMM 2, 6; ENGL 11A, 12A, 13A, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 31, 32, 35, 41, 45, 48; FRNC 1A, 1A1, 1A2, 1B, 1B1, 1B2, 2A, 2B; GERM 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B; GNST 31; HIS 1, 2, 3, 4; HUMN 50, 60, 65, 68; ITAL 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B; JAPN 1A, 1B; PHIL 50, 60, 65, 70; RELS 50, 64, 65, 70, 72; SL 64, 65; SPA 1A, 1A1, 1A2, 1B, 1B1, 1B2, 2A, 2B, 5.

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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12.

D-2: Economics

ECN 1, 2, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 5; ENGL 21, 22; ES 1, 2, 3, 21, 22, 25; HIS 19, 20, 21, 22, 25; PSCN 4; SOCI 10.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 12; GNST 31; HIS 27; SOCI 6.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 20.

D-6: History

ES 21, 25; HIS 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUS 17, 20, 36; CAS 50; COMM 11, 50; ECD 52, 56 62, 67; ENTR 5; GEOG 10; MCOM 40, 41; PSCN 1, 13.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADMJ 45, 60; BUS 20; POSC 1, 12, 20, 25, 30, 45.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 33.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJ 50; SOCI 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 30.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
COMM 10; ECD 54, 56; ENSC 12; HLTH 1, 4, 8, 16; NUTR 1, 57, 58; PSCN 7, 10, 11, 20; PSY 8, 12; SOCI 8, 30.
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
*HIS 7 - US 1
HIS 8 - US 1
HIS 12 - US 3
HIS 20 - US 1
HIS 21 - US 1
HIS 22 - US 1
HIS 25 - US 1
HIS 27 - US 1
POSC 1 - US 2 & 3
POSC 12 - US 3
* HIS 7 also partially fulfills US-2 and US-3; it is acceptable for full certification in combination with HIS 8,12,22,25 or 27 or POLI 2