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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

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 section F).
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 LEARNING 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.

AREA F: AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (F1-2-3)

US 1-3 American Institutions - Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1-3.
US 1, Historical Development of American Institutions.
US 2, Constitution of the United States and the operation of representative democratic government under the constitution.
US 3, The process of California state and local government.
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.
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