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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Allan Hancock 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

SPCH 101, 102, 106.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 103; PHIL 112, 114; SPCH 106.

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

ASTR 100; CHEM 110, 120, 150, 151, 180, 181; GEOG 101, 110; GEOL 100, 114, 131, 141; PHSC 111, 112; PHYS 100, 110, 141, 142, 161, 162, 163.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 110; BIOL 100, 120, 124, 125, 128, 132, 135, 150, 154, 155.

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, 105, 121, 123, 131, 135, 141, 181, 182, 183, 184.

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, 103, 104, 105, 106, 110, 115, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 127, 128, 160, 161, 163, 164, 165; DANC 101; DRMA 103, 104, 110, 111; FCS 144; FILM 101, 102, 107, 110, 115; GRPH 110; MMAC 115; MUS 100, 101, 102, 104, 106; PHTO 110.

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

ASL 121, 138; ENGL 102, 106, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 137, 138, 139, 144, 145, 146, 148; FILM 103; FRCH 101, 102; HIST 101, 102, 104, 105, 138; HUM 101, 102, 104, 105; ITAL 101, 102; PHIL 101, 102, 105, 121, 122; SPAN 101, 102, 103, 104, 112; SPCH 108.

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 102, 103.

D-2: Economics

BUS 121, 141; ECON 101, 102, 121, 141; GBST 141.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HIST 120; SOC 120.

D-4: Gender Studies

NONE.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 103.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 102, 103, 107, 108, 118, 119, 120; HUM 101, 102, 103.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ECS 100, 101; GBST 101; PSY 105; SOC 104, 155; SPCH 103, 110.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 103; POLS 101, 103, 104, 105.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 101, 112, 113, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 101; SOC 101, 102, 110, 120, 160.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
DANC 110, 120, 130; ECS 100; FCS 109, 112, 131; FSN 109, 110, 112; HED 100; HUSV 110; LS 101; PD 100, 101; PSY 106, 112, 113, 117, 118; SOC 106, 110.
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 107 - US 1
HIST 108 - US 1
HIST 118 - US 1
POLS 101 - US 2 & 3
POLS 103 - US 2 & 3