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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Los Angeles Mission 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

COMM 101, 102, 151.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 102; ENGLISH 102, 103; PHILOS 5, 6, 9.

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 1, 5; CHEM 51, 52, 65, 101, 102, 211, 212; EARTH 1, 2; GEOG 1, 15; GEOLOGY 1; OCEAN 1; PHYS SC 1, 14; PHYSICS 6, 7, 37, 38, 39.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 1; ANTHRO 101; BIOLOGY 3, 5, 6, 7, 40; ENV SCI 2; MICRO 20; PHYSIOL 1; PSYCH 2.

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, 227, 238, 240, 245, 260, 265, 266, 267, 270, 272, 275.

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, 102, 103, 105, 109, 111, 201, 300, 501, 502; ARTHIST 161; CHICANO 52, 58; CINEMA 3; DANCEST 805; ENGLISH 240; HUMAN 1, 3, 31; INTRDGN 104; MUSIC 101, 111, 141, 321, 322, 323, 324, 341; PHOTO 10, 11, 12; THEATER 100, 114.

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

ANTHRO 104; ARTHIST 161; CHICANO 37, 42, 44, 46, 58; CINEMA 4; ENGLISH 127, 203, 205, 206, 208, 240; FRENCH 1, 2; HISTORY 86; HUMAN 1, 2, 30, 31; ITALIAN 1, 2; LING 1; PHILOS 1, 14, 20, 33; PORTGSE 1, 2; SPANISH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

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

ANTHRO 102, 104, 121; LING 1.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 2, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

AFRO AM 2, 4; CHICANO 2, 7, 8, 20, 47, 71; SOC 11.

D-4: Gender Studies

CHICANO 47; MATH 272; SOC 31.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 7, 14.

D-6: History

AFRO AM 4; CHICANO 7, 8, 19, 44; ECON 10; HISTORY 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 20, 52, 86.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CH DEV 1, 42; COMM 121; JOURNAL 100; SOC 31.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM JUS 1, 4; BUS 5; LAW 1; POL SCI 1, 2, 5, 7.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 1; PSYCH 1, 2, 13, 14, 41, 52; SOC 24.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJUS 1; PSYCH 13; SOC 1, 2, 3, 7, 11, 24, 28.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CHICANO 47; CH DEV 1; FAM & CS 6, 21, 31, 91; ENV SCI 2; HEALTH 8, 11; PSYCH 1, 2, 41, 52.
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
AFRO AM 4 - US 1
CHICANO 8 - US 1
ECON 10 - US 1
HISTORY 11 - US 1
HISTORY 12 - US 1
HISTORY 13 - US 1
HISTORY 52 - US 1
POL SCI 1 - US 2 & US 3