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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Chabot College

2022 - 2023

To verify historical GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org.

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 1.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 46; ENGL 4A, 7A; HIS 5; PHIL 55.

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, 45; CHEM 1A, 1B, 10, 12A, 12B, 30A, 30B, 31; GEO 1, 1L, 8, 13; GEOS 1, 11, 11L; PHYS 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5, 11; PSCI 15.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1, 1L, 13, 13L; BIOS 1, 5, 15, 21A, 21B, 21C, 41, 42, 43, 44; ENSC 10, 11, 15, 15L; 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

BUS 19; CSCI 28; MTH 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 31, 31S, 33, 33S, 36, 36S, 37, 37S, 41, 41S, 43, 43S, 44, 47, 47S; 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, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 20; ES 5; FILM 14; MUSL 1, 2A, 3, 4, 8; PHOT 20; THTR 1, 7, 10, 14.

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

ARTH 4, 20; CHIN 1A, 1B, 2B; COMM 2, 6; ENGL 11A, 12A, 13A, 20, 21, 22, 25, 28, 31, 32, 35, 41, 45, 48; ES 5; FRNC 1A, 1A1, 1A2, 1B, 1B1, 1B2, 2A, 2B; HIS 1, 2, 3, 4, 33; HUMN 50, 60, 65, 68; JAPN 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B; PHIL 50, 60, 65, 70; PHOT 20; RELS 50, 64, 65, 70; SL 64, 65; SPA 1A, 1A1, 1A2, 1B, 1B1, 1B2, 2A, 2B.

Area D: Social Sciences

6 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

ANTH 6; APHC 9702; BIOS 18; ES 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 25, 42, 43, 52, 53, 62, 63; HIS 25, 32, 33, 42, 43, 48, 49, 52, 53, 62, 63; HLTH 18; KINE 70; MCOM 40; POSC 15, 35; PSY 7, 25, 33; SOCI 7, 10.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

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

D-2: Economics

ECN 1, 2, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 5; ENGL 21, 22; ES 22; HIS 19, 22; PSCN 4.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 12; SOCI 6.

D-5: Geography

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

D-6: History

ES 22; HIS 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 19, 22.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

APHC 9710; BUS 20, 36; CAS 50; COMM 11, 50; ECD 52, 56, 62, 67; ENST 1; ENTR 5; GEO 10; MCOM 41; PSCN 1, 13.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

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

D-9: Psychology

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

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

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

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; FT 7; HLTH 1, 4, 8, 16; KINE 6, 10, 11, 14, 19, 24; NUTR 1, 6, 11; PSCN 23, 30; PSY 8, 12, 25, 33; SOCI 8.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses area E please see link at the top of the page.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
ES 1, 4, 6.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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ES 22 - US 1
ES 25 - US 1
ES 42 - US 1 & 2
ES 43 - US 1 & 3
ES 52 - US 1 & 2
ES 53 - US 1 & 3
ES 62 - US 1 & 2
ES 63 - US 1 & 3
ES 63 - US 1 & 2
*HIS 7 - US 1
HIS 8 - US 1 & 3
HIS 12 - US 3
HIS 22 - US 1
HIS 25 - US 1
HIS 42 - US 1 & 2
HIS 43 - US 1 & 3
HIS 48 - US 1 & 2
HIS 49 - US 1 & 3
HIS 52 - US 1 & 2
HIS 53 - US 1 & 3
HIS 62 - US 1 & 2
HIS 63 - US 1 & 3
** POSC 1 - US 2 & 3
POSC 12 - US 3
POSC 35 - US 1
* HIS 7 partially fulfills US-2 and US-3; it is acceptable for full certification in combination with one course from either HIS 8, 12, POLI 1, 12.
** POSC 1 in combination with one course from HIS 7, 8, 20, 22, 25, 27 or in combination with one course from ES 21, 22, 25 will meet US 1-2-3.

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