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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

Golden West 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 G100, G108, G110, G110H, G112.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL G100 or G100H.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM G220; ENGL G110 or G110H; PHIL G115.

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 G100, G100L; CHEM G110, G130, G180, G185, G220, G225; GEOG G180; GEOL G105, G106, G110; PHSC, G100; PHYS G110, G111, G120, G125, G185, G280, G285.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH G185, G185L; BIOL G100, G104, G104L, G110, G120, G180, G182, G183, G210, G220, G221, G225; PSYC G250.

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 G100, G103, G104, G115, G120, G140, G155, G160, G170, G180, G185, G235, G280, G282, G285.

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 G100, G103, G104, G105, G105H, G106, G106H, G107, G116, G121, G125, G142, G150, G152; BVP G101; DANC G101; HUM G100, G100H, G101, G102, G103, G104, G108, G110, G110H, G114, G120, G120H, G122, G126, G132, G135, G139, G143; MUS G101, G101H, G103, G104, G108, G110, G115, G126, G132, G139, G143, G145, G165; PHOT G120, G158; THEA G100, G102, G106, G108, G111, G112, G120, G151, G175, G176, G177, G178, G210.

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

ARAB G180; CHIN G180, G280, G185; COMM G255; ECON G120; ENGL G110, G112, G114, G114H, G143, G150, G155, G160, G160H, G161, G161H, G181, G181H, G270, G275, G281; FARS G180, G185; FREN G180, G185, G280, G285, G290; GRMN G180, G185, G280, G285; HIST G110, G120, G121, G132, G135, G140, G150, G161, G162, G170, G175, G180, G180H, G185, G185H; HUM G170; ITAL G180, G185, G280, G285; JAPN G180, G185; PHIL G100, G101, G102, G110, G111, G120, G150; PSCI G150; PORT G180; RUSN G180, G185, G280; SIGN G180, G185, G200, G280, G285; SPAN G160, G165, G180, G185, G280, G285, G290; VIET G180, G185, G280, G285, G290.

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 G100, G130, G140, G150.

D-2: Economics

ECON G110, G120, G170, G175; HIST G110.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH G136; COMM G255; EDUC G180; HIST G136, G150, G161, G162; SOCS G133, G134, G136; SOC G133, G134; SPAN G290.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST G121.

D-5: Geography

GEOG G100, G185.

D-6: History

ECON G120; HIST G110, G120, G121, G132, G135, G140, G150, G161, G162, G170, G175, G180, G180H, G185, G185H.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COMM G190, G225, G260; ENVS G100; HIST G120; JOUR G180; PEAC G100, G110, G225; PSYC G280.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CJ G141; PHIL G150; PSCI G100, G101, G110, G120, G120H, G121, G121H, G130, G150, G180, G180H, G185.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC G100, G100H, G116, G118, G165, G250, G255.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ G115, G123, G140; SOCS G133; SOC G100, G100H, G110, G133, G185.

AREA E: LIFELONG LEARNING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select three units from the following.
3 units minimum
CJ G107; COLL G100; COUN G104; ECOL G100; HLED G100, G107, G135; G201; PE G103 (and one approved PE activity course); PSYC G110, G116, G118, G165.
Approved PE Activity courses (one unit limit): DANC G106, G115, G135, G230; PE G105, G106, G107, G108, G109, G111, G112, G115, G130, G131, G132, G134, G136, G140, G150, G154, G158, G161, G164, G165, G166, G173, G175, G176, G177, G186, G189, G192, G194, G195, G196, G240, G244, G246, G248, G250, G252, G256, G258, G260, G264, G272, G274, G275, G277, G278, G283, G285, G286, G287, G290, G298.

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 G170 - US 1
HIST G175 - US 1
PSCI G180 - US 2 & US 3
PSCI G180H - US 2 & US 3
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