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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Los Angeles Trade Technical 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.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGLISH 102, 103; PHILOS 008.

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

ANTHRO 103; ASTRON 001, 005; CHEM 051, 070, 101, 102, 211, 212, 221; EARTH 001; ENV SCI 001; GEOG 001; GEOLOGY 001, 006; PHYSICS 006, 007, 011, 014, 101, 102, 103.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 001; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 003, 005, 006, 007; MICRO 001, 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, 227S, 230, 235, 236, 241, 245, 260, 260S, 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)

ARC 130, 131; ART 101, 102, 103, 201; MUSIC 101, 116, 141; THEATER 100.

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

ASL 001, 002, 003, 004; ENGLISH 102, 127, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 212, 215, 240; FRENCH 001, 002; HISTORY 002; HUMAN 001, 002, 060; KIN MAJ 106; LABR ST 021; PHILOS 001, 020; SPANISH 001, 002, 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 004, 005; ANTHRO 103, 104; CHICANO 007, 008; GEOG 007; HEALTH 101; HISTORY 002, 041, 042, 043, 044; POL SCI 007; PSYCH 013, 074; SOC 004, 011, 031.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTHRO 102.

D-2: Economics

ECON 001, 002.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

No courses articulate.

D-4: Gender Studies

PSYCH 032.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 002.

D-6: History

HISTORY 011, 012, 052, 086, 087; LABR ST 001.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

LABR ST 004.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM JUS 001, 004; POL SCI 001, 002.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 001; PSYCH 001, 014, 032, 069.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 001, 002, 028.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
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CH DEV 001; COUNSEL 020, 040; HEALTH 002, 006, 008, 011, 021, 043, 051; PSYCH 013, 041; SOC 028.
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
CHICANO 007, 008.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
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
LABR ST 001 - US 1
POL SCI 001 - US 2 & US 3