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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Clovis Community 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, 1H, 2, 4, 8, 25.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A, 1AH.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 25; ENGL 3, 3H; PHIL 2, 4, 6.

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 1A, 1B, 3A, 3B, 8, 10, 28A, 28B, 29A, 29B; GEOG 5, 9; GEOL 1, 9; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 10; SCI 1A.

B-2: Life Science

ANTHRO 1; BIOL 3, 5, 10, 10L, 11A, 11B, 20, 22, 31.

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

BA 39; CSCI 26; MATH 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6, 10B, 11, 17, 45; STAT 7.

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 1, 2, 5, 6, 6H; COMM 12; FILM 1, 2A, 2B, ; MUS 12, 16; PHOTO 1.

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

ASL 1, 2, 3, 4; CHIN 1, 2; ENGL 1B, 1BH, 43A, 43B, 44A, 44B, 46A, 46B, 47, 49; FILM 2A, 2B; FRENCH 1, 2, 3, 4; GERMAN 1, 2, 3, 4; HIST 1, 2, 11, 12, 12H, 20, 22; LING 10; PHIL 1, 1C, 1CH, 1D; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 3NS, 4, 4NS, 15, 16.

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

ANTHRO 1, 2, 3.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1A, 1B.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HIST 5, 32; SOC 2.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 22.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 40A, 40B.

D-6: History

HIST 1, 2, 5, 11, 12, 12H, 20, 22, 32.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CHDEV 38, 39; COMM 10; PSY 38.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CRIM 13; GEOG 6; POLSCI 2, 2H, 3, 5, 24.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 2, 2H, 5, 16, 45.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1A, 1B, 2.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CDEV 38, 39; COUN 53; FN 35; HLTH 1; PSY 2, 2H, 25, 38; SOC 1A, 32.

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 11 - US 1
HIST 12 - US 1
HIST 12H - US 1
HIST 22 - US 1
POLSCI 2 - US 2 & US 3
POLSCI 2H - US 2 & US 3