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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Cuyamaca College

2013 - 2014

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

Select one course from each category. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 122.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 120.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 137, 145; ENGL 122, 124; PHIL 125, 130.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Select one course from each category. 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 110, 112; CHEM 102, 105, 113, 115, 116, 120, 141, 142, 231; ET 110; GEOG 120, 121; GEOL 104, 110, 111; OCEA 112, 113; PHYC 110, 120, 121, 130, 131, 190, 200, 210; PSC 110, 111.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 130; BIO 112, 115, 122, 124, 130, 131, 140, 141, 141L, 152, 220, 230, 240; OCEAN 112, 113.

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

BIO 215; MATH 120, 125, 126, 160, 170, 175, 176, 178, 180, 245, 280, 281, 284, 285; PSY 215.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Select one course from area C-1, one course from area C-2, and one additional course from either C-1 or C-2.
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ART 100, 120, 140, 141, 143, 144, 145; HUM 110, 120, 140; MUS 110, 111, 114, 115, 116, 117; THTR 110, 120, 121.

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

ARAM 120, 121, 220; ARBC 120, 121, 145, 220, 221, 250, 251; ASL 120, 121, 140, 220, 221; ENGL 122, 201, 202, 207, 214, 217, 221, 222, 231, 232, 270, 271; FREN 120, 121, 220, 221, 250, 251; HIST 100, 101, 105, 106; HUM 110, 115, 120, 140, 155; ITAL 120, 121, 220; NAKY 120, 121, 220, 221; PHIL 110, 115, 117, 140, 160, 170; RELG 120, 130, 210, 215; SPAN 120, 120A & 120B, 121, 141, 145, 220, 221, 250, 251.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

Select one course from D-1 through D-0 (with courses taken in at least two 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 120.

D-2: Economics

ECON 110, 120, 121.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 120; HIST 118, 119, 130, 131, 132, 133, 180, 181; PSY 125; SPAN 145.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 122, 123.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 106, 130.

D-6: History

HIST 100, 101, 105, 106, 108, 109, 118, 119, 122, 123, 124, 130, 131, 132, 133, 180, 181, 275, 276, 277.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD 115, 125; COMM 110, 124; HED 203, 251; PSY 150; SOC 125, 130.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POSC 120, 121, 124, 130, 140.

D-9: Psychology

CD 125; PSY 120, 125, 134, 138, 140, 150, 170, 220.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CD 115, 131, 145; SOC 120, 125, 130; PSY 138.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select any three units from the courses below.
3 units minimum
CD 125, 145; COUN 120, 140; ES 19A, 19B, 19C; HED 120, 155, 158, 201, 203, 251, 255; PSY 134, 140, 220; SOC 125.

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 108 - US 1
HIST 109 - US 1
HIST 118 - US 1
HIST 119 - US 1
HIST 122 - US 1
HIST 123 - US 1
HIST 124 - US 1
HIST 130 - US 1
HIST 131 - US 1
HIST 180 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 181 - US 1
POSC 121 - US 2 & US 3
POSC 140 - US 3
For the 2007-08 Academic Year and Beyond: Any course designated US-1 in combination with POSC 121 or the following combinations: one of the following: HIST 108, 114, 118, 122, 130 or 180 and one of the following: HIST 109, 115, 119, 123, 131, 181 or POSC 140.