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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Feather River 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

ENGL 118, 119, 120.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 102, 103; PHIL 101, 102.
ENGL 102 is recommended if transferring to San Jose State University.

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

CHEM 100, 102, 104, 106; GEOG 102; GEOL 102, 104, 110; PHSC 100, 120; PHYS 100, 102, 104.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 120, 120L; BIOL 100, 102, 104, 106, 110, 112, 210.

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 110, 116, 202, 218, 220.

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, 109, 116, 117, 122, 166, 172, 174; ENGL 128; HUMN 100, 101, 128; MUS 101; THEA 105, 106.

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

ASL 130, 132; ENGL 170, 180, 228, 245, 246, 252, 254, 256, 257, 277; FRN 101, 102; HIST 108, 110, 111, 112; HUMN 110, 112; PHIL 100, 101, 102, 103; SPAN 101, 102, 201, 204.

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 100, 103, 106, 150.

D-2: Economics

BUS 106, 108.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 150; POL 140.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 120; PSY 130; SOC 100.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 104, 150.

D-6: History

HIST 102, 104, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 120, 130, 140, 160.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

NONE.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADMJ 102; POL 101, 201.

D-9: Psychology

ECE 153, 162; PSY 102.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

POL 162; SOC 100, 102, 150, 160.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select 3 units from the following. No more than one unit of PE may be used in this area.
3 units minimum
AGEQ 103; BIOL 135; HES 100, 113, 120, 170; NCA 170; PSY 102.

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 110 - US 1
POL 101 - US 2 & US 3