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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Evergreen Valley 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

COMS 10, 20, 40, 45.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMS 40; ENGL 1C; IDIS 60; PHIL 60.

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

ASTRO 10, 10L, 14, 16; CHEM 1A, 1B, 15, 30A, 30B; ENVIR 10; OCEAN 10; PHYS 1, 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C; PHYSC 12, SETS 10.

B-2: Life Science

BIOL 4A, 4B, 20, 21, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 71, 72, 74; ENVIR 10.

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 60; COMSC 72; MATH 21, 22, 25, 52, 61, 62, 63, 71, 72, 73, 78, 79.

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 90, 91, 92, 93, 96; DANCE 2; ETH 11; MUSIC 8A, 8B, 91, 92, 93, 95, 99; THEAT 20, 25A, 40, 45.

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

ENGL 1B, 21, 28, 32, 33, 52, 62, 73, 80, 82A, 84A, 84B, 86A, 86B; ETH 10, 20, 30, 40, 42; FREN 1A, 1B; HUMNT 2; PHIL 10, 65, 70; SL 1A, 1B; SPAN 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 20A, 20B; VIET 1A, 1B.

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 63, 90.

D-2: Economics

ECON 10A, 10B, 12.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

COMS 35; ENGL 80, 82A; ETH 10, 11, 20, 30, 35, 40, 42; HIST 14, 21, 22; WOMS 10.

D-4: Gender Studies

ENGL 33; HIST 14; PSYCH 25, 26, 35; WOMS 10.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 10.

D-6: History

HIST 1, 3A, 3B, 10A, 10B, 12, 14, 15, 17A, 17B, 21, 22, 40, 45.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ENGR 1; ETH 10, 20, 30, 40, 42; JOURN 10; SOC 10, 11; SSCI 50.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLSC 1.

D-9: Psychology

FCS 70; PSYCH 1, 25, 26, 35, 47, 51, 60, 92, 96, 99, 100.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 10, 11, 14, 19; ETH 35; SOC 10, 11.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
COUNS 13, 14; FCS 19, 50, 70; HED 11; PED 31, 33; PSYCH 20, 25, 60, 92, 96, 100.
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
HIST 1 - US 1
HIST 14 - US 1
HIST 17A - US 1 & US 2
HIST 17B - US 1 & US 3
POLSC 1 - US 2 & US 3