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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Los Angeles Harbor College

2021 - 2022

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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

COMM 101, 121, 122, 151.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101, 101X, 101Y, 101Z.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 104; CS 100; ENGLISH 102, 103; JOURNAL 105; PHILOS 006; PSYCH 066.

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

ASTRON 001, 005; CHEM 065, 066, 101, 102, 211, 212; ENV SCI 001; GEOG 001, 015; GEOLOGY 001, 006; OCEANO 001, 010; PHYS SC 001, 014; PHYSICS 006, 007, 011, 037, 038, 039.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 001; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 003, 005, 101, 102, 103; ENV SCI 002; MICRO 020; OCEANO 012; PHYSIOL 001; PSYCH 002.

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 215, 216, 227, 227S, 230, 234, 236, 240, 260, 265, 266, 267, 270, 275; PHYS SC 014; STAT 001.

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)

ARC 132, 133; ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 111, 201; DANCEST 805; MUSIC 100, 101, 111, 116, 118, 141, 216-1; PHOTO 121; THEATER 100.

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

ENGLISH 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 213, 214, 215, 218, 219, 223, 234, 239, 240, 260, 265, 270, 271, 272; FRENCH 001, 002, 003, 010, 025, 026; HISTORY 043, 044, 074, 081, 082, 086, 087; HUMAN 001, 003, 006, 008, 017, 030, 060, 077; JAPAN 021, 022; MUSIC 100; PHILOS 001, 020, 33; SPANISH 001, 002, 003, 004, 012, 021, 022, 035, 036; THEATER 110.

Area D: Social Sciences

6 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

AFRO AM 004, 005; ANTHRO 132; COMM 275; HISTORY 005, 041, 042; MUSIC 100; POL SCI 003, 005, 050; PSYCH 042; SOC 003, 004, 011, 031.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTHRO 102, 103, 104, 121.

D-2: Economics

BUS 001; ECON 001, 002.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HISTORY 058.

D-4: Gender Studies

HISTORY 052.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 002, 007.

D-6: History

HISTORY 001, 002, 006, 011, 012, 019, 020, 021, 043, 044, 052, 058, 074, 081, 082, 086, 087.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COMM 122, 190; DRAFT 006; EGT 028.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

HISTORY 011, 041, 043; POL SCI 001, 002, 004, 007, 030.

D-9: Psychology

CHDEV 001; PSYCH 001, 010, 014, 015, 041.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 001, 002, 012.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

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

E

CHDEV 001, 011; COUNSEL 020, 040; FAM &CS 021; HEALTH 002, 006, 011, 012; PSYCH 003; SOC 021.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
AFRO AM 005; HISTORY 042.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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AFRO AM 004 - US 1
AFRO AM 005 - US 1
HISTORY 006 - US 1
HISTORY 011 - US 1
HISTORY 012 - US 1
HISTORY 041 - US 1
HISTORY 042 - US 1
HISTORY 043 - US 1
HISTORY 044 - US 1
HISTORY 052 - US 1
HISTORY 058 - US 1
HISTORY 081 - US 1
HISTORY 082 - US 1
POL SCI 001 - US 2 & US 3
POL SCI 030 - US 2 & US 3