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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Long Beach City College

2013 - 2014

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

Select one course from each category. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 10, 20, 30, 60.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1 or 1H.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 60; ENGL 3 or 3H, 4; PHIL 11, 12; READ 84.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Select one course from each category. 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, 1L; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2, 3; ENVRS 1; GEOL 1, 1H, 2, 2F, 2L, 3, 3H, 4, 5, 7, 18; PGEOG 1, 2; PHYS 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 3C.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT 1, 41; BIO 1A, 1B, 2, 5, 11, 20, 20H, 22, 25, 30, 41, 41H, 41L, 60, 60L, 61; PHYSI 1.

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 27, 28, 37, 37H, 40, 45, 47, 50, 60, 70, 80, 84; STAT 1, 1H.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Select one course from area C-1, one course from area C-2, and one additional course from either C-1 or C-2.
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ART 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 3, 3H, 4, 4H, 5, 9, 10, 11, 11H, 30, 31, 80; CART 41; COMM 50; DANCE 1, 19; FILM 1; ID 80, 90: MUSIC 6, 30A, 30B, 31, 32, 33B, 35, 40, 40H, 89; PHOT 10; R_TV 1; TART 1, 25, 30.

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

CHIN 1, 2; ENGL 2, 26, 32, 33, 33H, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43A, 43B, 44, 44H, 45, 45H, 46, 47, 48, 48H, 49, 49H, 79; FREN 1, 2, 3, 4; GER 1, 2; HIST 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 2B, 2C, 2CH, 5A, 5B, 8A, 8AH, 8B, 8BH, 10, 10H, 11, 11H, 18, 25, 27A, 27B; HUMAN 1, 1H, 7; ITAL 1, 2; JAPAN 1, 2, 3; PHIL 3, 6, 6H, 7, 7H, 8, 9, 14; SOCSC 1, 1H, 7; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 25A, 25B, 25C, 25D; VIET 1.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

Select one course from D-1 through D-0 (with courses taken in at least two 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

ANTHR 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 3, 10.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 4.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HIST 27A, 27B; SOCIO 13.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 25.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 40.

D-6: History

HIST 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 2B, 2C, 2CH, 5A, 5B, 8A, 8AH, 8B, 8BH, 18.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CDECE 45; COMM 25; ECON 5; GEOG 5; HUMAN 1, 1H, 7; PHIL 3; SOCSC 1, 1H, 7.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLSC 1, 1H, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11; PUBAD 1.

D-9: Psychology

PSYCH 1, 1H, 11, 14, 33.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOCIO 1, 1H, 2, 11, 13, 40.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select a minimum of three units from the courses listed below.
3 units minimum
Select one course from CDECE 45, 47; COUNS 2, 7; F_N 20; HLED 2, 3, 4, 5, 10; PSYCH 4, 10;
OR
Select one course from HLED 2 or PEPP 41; AND 1 (one) unit of PE Activity (Check the approved CSU GE-Breadth Certification Area E course list on the ASSIST web site at: www.assist.org to determine which KIN or P.E. Activity courses satisfy this requirement).

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 8A - US 1
HIST 8AH - US 1
HIST 8B - US 1
HIST 8BH - US 1
HIST 10 - US 1
HIST 10H - US 1
HIST 11 - US 1
HIST 11H - US 1
POLSC 1 - US 2 & US 3
POLSC 1H - US 2 & US 3