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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Glendale Community 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

BUSAD 152; SPCH 101.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101 or 101H, 194.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 102, 102H, 104, 195; HUMAN 105, 105H, 110; PHILO 117, 123; SPCH 100, 103, 104.

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 102, 103, 110, 110H, 120; CHEM 101, 102, 105, 106, 110, 120, 121; GEOG 101, 107, 111; GEOL 101, 101H, 102, 103, 104, 105, 111, 111H, 112, 120; OCEAN 115, 116; PHSCI 131; PHY 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 103, 103H, 105, 106, 110.

B-2: Life Science

ANTHR 101, 111; BIOL 101, 102, 103, 112, 114, 115, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 125H, 126, 128; PSYCH 103, 203.

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 100, 102, 103, 103H, 104, 104H, 105, 105H, 107, 107H, 108, 108H, 110, 110A, 110B, 112, 133, 135, 136, 138.

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 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 115, 116, 118, 119, 120, 121, 125, 138, 199; DANCE 100, 102; ENGL 103; HUMAN 117, 120; MUSIC 101, 120, 121, 122, 125, 126, 127, 202, 203, 211, 212, 213; T ART 101, 102.

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

ARMEN 101, 102, 103, 104, 115, 116, 117, 125, 126, 127; CHIN 101, 102; ECON 111; ENGL 105, 106, 109, 110, 111, 116, 117, 122, 123, 125, 127, 128; FREN 101, 102, 103, 104; HIST 101, 104, 110, 111, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 131, 136, 152; HUMAN 105H, 106, 111, 115, 117, 120, 125; ITAL 101, 102, 103, 104, 130; JAPAN 101, 102, 103, 104; KOREA 101, 102; PHILO 101, 112, 113, 114, 118, 119, 120, 121; SOCS 136; SPAN 101, 102, 103, 104, 115, 116, 124H, 125, 126; SPCH 106; T ART 107.

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

ANTHR 102, 102H, 103, 104, 105, 150.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 102, 102H, 105, 110, 111; HIST 116.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ETHS 101, 102, 110, 111, 120, 121, 123, 124, 125, 132, 164.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 115; SOCS 130.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 103, 106, 110.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 131, 132, 133, 135, 140, 141, 152.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

HIST 136; JOURN 101; LING 101; MCOMM 101; SOC 140; SOCS 101, 105, 110, 127, 131, 132, 136; SPCH 108.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLS 101, 102, 103, 104, 108, 110, 110H, 111.

D-9: Psychology

PSYCH 101, 101H, 104, 115.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

PSYCH 131; SOC 101, 102, 103, 131.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum

E-3: Non-Activity Courses

CHLDV 135; HLTH 102, 104, 106; KIN 236; NUTR 125; PSYCH 105, 106, 109, 110, 111, 113, 131; SOCS 134; SOC 104, 105, 131; STDV 125, 145.

E-2: Activity Courses

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
ECON 111 - US 1
HIST 110 - US 1
HIST 111 - US 1
HIST 116 - US 1
HIST 117 - US 1
HIST 118 - US 1
POLS 101 - US 2
POLS 106 - US 3
SOCS 131 - US 1
SOCS 132 - US 2 & US 3