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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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East Los Angeles 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 101.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 104; ENGLISH 102, 103; PHILOS 6, 8.

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

ASTRON 1, 5, 15, 16, 17; CHEM 51, 65, 101, 102, 211, 212, 221; EARTH 1, 2; ENV SCI 1, 22, 24; GEOG 1, 3 (same as METEOR 3), 15; GEOLOGY 1, 2, 4, 6; METEOR 3; PHYSICS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 17, 21, 22.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 1; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 3, 6, 7, 9, 20, 22, 40, 46; MICRO 1, 20; OCEANO 1, 10; PHYSIOL 1; PSYCH 2.

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 15; ENG GEN 121, 221; MATH 215, 227, 230, 235, 236, 241, 245, 260, 261, 262, 263, 270, 272, 275, 280, 284, 286; PSYCH 91.

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)

ARC 130, 131; ART 103, 201, 300, 501, 708; ARTHIST 100, 110, 111, 116, 120, 121, 126, 130, 131, 136, 139, 140, 141, 151, 161, 162, 171, 181; ASIAN 11; CHICANO 44 (same as SPANISH 16), 51, 52, 54, 58; CH DEV 3, 4; COMM 106, 130; DANCEST 457; HUMAN 1; MUSIC 111, 121, 122, 132, 141, 412, 413, 651-654; PHOTO 121; SPANISH 9, 16; TECTHTR 367; THEATER 100, 200, 232, 293, 505.

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

ANTHRO 104; ARC 130, 131; ASIAN 11; ASL 2, 3, 4; CHICANO 32, 37, 42 (same as SPANISH 12), 44, 46, 57, 62; CHINESE 1, 2, 3; ENGLISH 102, 127, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 211, 212, 215, 216, 218, 239, 240, 241, 245, 250, 252; FRENCH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 21, 22; HISTORY 1, 2, 6, 7 (same as PHILOS 33), 11, 12, 23, 82, 86, 97; HUMAN 1, 8, 60; ITALIAN 1, 2, 10; JAPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 9; PHILOS 1, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 28, 31, 33, 44; SPANISH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 16 (same as CHICANO 44), 26, 27, 28, 29, 35, 36, 37.

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 102, 103, 104, 121, 132; CH DEV 45.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 2, 60.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

AFRO AM 4, 5; ASIAN 1; CHICANO 2, 7, 8, 20, 31, 33, 47, 50, 56, 71, 80; SOC 11; SPANISH 26.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTHRO 109; CHICANO 47; HISTORY 52; POL SCI 19; PSYCH 32; SOC 22.

D-5: Geography

ENV SCI 17 (same as GEOG 14); GEOG 2, 7, 14.

D-6: History

AFRO AM 4, 5; CHICANO 7, 8, 19; HISTORY 1, 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 23, 52, 78, 81, 82, 86, 87, 97; HUMAN 1; ITALIAN 10; JAPAN 9.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ASIAN 3, 11; CHICANO 44 (same as SPANISH 16); CH DEV 11; COMM 121, 151, 190; FAM &CS 31 (same as Soc 12); JOURNAL 105; SOC 12; SPANISH 9, 16.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM JUS 1; CHICANO 80; LAW 3; POL SCI 1, 2, 5, 7, 19.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 1; PSYCH 1, 11, 13, 14, 32, 41, 52, 77, 92.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADM JUS 2; CHICANO 56; SOC 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 13, 14, 21, 22, 86.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CHICANO 2, 3; CH DEV 1, 11; COMM 106, 121; COUNSEL 20; ENV SCI 1; FAM&CS 6, 21, 31 (same as Soc 12), 91; HEALTH 2, 8, 11, 12, 15; PHILOS 19; POL SCI 7; PSYCH 13, 41, 43, 52, 77; SOC 12, 21.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

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
AFRO AM 4 - US 1
AFRO AM 5 - US 1
ASIAN 1 - US 1
CHICANO 7 - US 1
CHICANO 8 - US 1
HISTORY 6 - US 1
HISTORY 11 - US 1
HISTORY 12 - US 1
HISTORY 52 - US 1
HISTORY 81 - US 1
HISTORY 82 - US 1
POL SCI 1 - US 2 & US 3