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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

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 section F).
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 LEARNING 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).

AREA F: AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (F1-2-3)

US 1-3 American Institutions - Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1-3.
US 1, Historical Development of American Institutions.
US 2, Constitution of the United States and the operation of representative democratic government under the constitution.
US 3, The process of California state and local government.
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
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