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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Los Angeles Mission College

2021 - 2022

To verify historical GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org.

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 005, 006, 009.

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; BIOTECH 002; CHEM 051, 052, 065, 101, 102, 211, 212; EARTH 001, 002; GEOG 001, 015; GEOLOGY 001; OCEAN 001; PHYS SC 001, 014; PHYSICS 006, 007, 037, 038, 039.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 001; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 003, 005, 006, 007, 040; BIOTECH 002; ENV SCI 002; MICRO 020; 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, 227, 227c, 227s, 230, 235, 238, 238C, 240, 240S, 241S, 245, 245C, 260, 260S, 261, 262, 263, 265, 266, 267, 270, 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 201, 300, 501, 502; ARTHIST 103, 110, 120, 126, 130, 140, 161, 170; CHICANO 052, 054, 057, 058; CINEMA 003, 107; DANCEST 805; ENGLISH 240; HUMAN 001, 003, 031; INTRDGN 104; MULTIMD 110; MUSIC 101, 111, 141, 321, 322, 323, 324, 341; PHOTO 010, 011, 012; THEATER 100, 110, 114.

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

ANTHRO 104; ARTHIST 161; CHICANO 007, 037, 042, 044, 046, 057, 058; CINEMA 004; ENGLISH 127, 203, 205, 206, 208, 240; FRENCH 001, 002; HISTORY 086; HUMAN 001, 002, 030, 031; ITALIAN 001, 002; LING 001; PHILOS 001, 014, 020, 033; PORTGSE 001, 002; SPANISH 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 008, 026, 035, 036.

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 002, 004; CHICANO 002, 007, 008, 020, 047, 057, 071; SOC 013.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTHRO 102, 104, 121; LING 001.

D-2: Economics

ECON 001, 002, 010.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

CHICANO 002, 007, 008, 020, 047, 071; SOC 011.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOC 031.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 002, 007, 014.

D-6: History

CHICANO 019, 044; ECON 010; HISTORY 001, 002, 011, 012, 086.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CH DEV 001, 042; COMM 121; JOURNAL 100; SOC 031.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM JUS 001, 004; BUS 5; LAW 001; POL SCI 001, 002, 003, 005, 007.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 001; PSYCH 001, 002, 013, 014, 041, 052; SOC 024.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJUS 001; PSYCH 013; SOC 001, 002, 003, 007, 011, 024, 028.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CH DEV 001; CHICANO 047; FAM & CS 006, 021, 031, 091; HEALTH 008, 011; KIN MAJ 100; NUTRTN 021; PSYCH 001, 002, 041, 052. For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see pdf link at the top of the page.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
AFRO AM 004

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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AFRO AM 004 - US 1
CHICANO 007 - US 1
CHICANO 008 - US 1
ECON 010 - US 1
HISTORY 011 - US 1
HISTORY 012 - US 1
POL SCI 001 - US 2 & US 3