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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Copper Mountain 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

SP 1, 4, 15.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 3A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 1C; PHIL 10; SOC 4; SP 7.

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

A 1, 1L; CH 1A, 1B, 3, 5; G 1, 5, 10A, 10B; GEOG 1; PH 1, 4A, 4B.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1; BI 4, 4L, 5, 6, 15, 22, 23; NR 1.

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 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 2C, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16; SOC 3

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 3A 10, 33, 50, 51, 52, 53; MUS 5, 10; TA 1, 2.

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

ASL 1, 2; ENG 1B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B; HIST 3, 4, 17, 18; MUS 10; PHIL 6, 8, 12, 13, 14,; SP 2; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4.

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 2, 3.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 2.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

SOC 14.

D-4: Gender Studies

PSY 10, 23; SOC 10.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 7.

D-6: History

HIST 3, 4, 17, 18, 19.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD 10, 12; MC 1; PSY 5; SP 15.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CJ 1; PS 1, 2, 4.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 1, 3, 5, 12, 20, 23, 33.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ 2, 10, 32; SOC 1, 2, 14.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CD 10, 12, 44; HS 1, 13; PHIL 13; PSY 3, 10, 12, 20, 23, 33; SOC 10; STDV 65.

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 17 - US 1
HIST 18 - US 1
PS 1 - US 2 & US 3