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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Lassen 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 1.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 7, 9; PHIL 2.

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 1; CHEM 1A, 1B, 8, 45; GEOG 1; GEOL 1, 5; PHYS 2A, 2B; PHSC 1.

B-2: Life Science

AGR 20; ANTH 1; BIOL 1, 4, 10, 20, 25, 26, 32, 32L.

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 1A, 1B, 1C, 7, 8, 11A, 11B, 40.

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 1A, 1B, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10A, 30, 36A; FILM 1; MUS 6, 7, 12.

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

ENGL 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 33; HIST 14, 15; HUM 1, 2; PHIL 1, 10; SPAN 1, 2.

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 2, 3.

D-2: Economics

AGR 2; ECON 10, 11.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ES 1.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOC 4.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2.

D-6: History

HIST 14, 15, 16, 17.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD 31; JOUR 4; PSY 18, 31.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 20; PLSC 1.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 1, 2, 5, 6

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 20; SOC 1, 2.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CD 31; CG 1; HLTH 2, 25; HUS 30; PE 15; PSY 1, 2, 18, 31, 33; SOC 3.

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 16 - US 1
*HIST 17 - US 1 & US 2 & US 3
PLSC 1 - US 2 & US 3
* HIST 17 must be taken with HIST 16 or PLSC 1 to meet this requirement.