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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Las Positas 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, 46.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 4, 7; PHIL 6, SPCH 46.

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, 10, 20, 30; CHEM 1A, 1B, 12A, 12B, 30A, 30B, 31; EVST 5; GEOG 1, 1L, 8; GEOL 1, 1L, 3, 3L, 5, 7, 12, 12L; PHYS 2A, 2B, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 10, 10L.

B-2: Life Science

ANTR 1, 1L, 13; BIO 1A, 1B, 1C, 7A, 7B, 7C, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60; BIOL 70; PSYC 4.

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

CS 17; MATH 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 17, 20, 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 45, 47.

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)

ARHS 1, 4, 5; ARTS 2A, 3A, 10, 11; MUS 1, 4, 5, 6, 8A, 8B; PHTO 67; THEA 1A, 4, 10, 11, 12, 25, 40, 51; WLDT 71.

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

ASL 2A, 2B; ENG 11, 12A, 12B, 13, 20, 32, 35, 41, 44, 45; FREN 2A, 2B; HIST 1, 2, 7, 8, 14; HUMN 3, 6, 10, 28, 44; PHIL 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 3, 4, 5; RELS 1, 2, 3, 11; SPAN 2A, 2B; SPCH 2, 5.

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

ANTR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 2, 5, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTR 5; ECD 79; ENG 44; HIST 14, 25, 28; PSCN 13; SPCH 11; SOC 3.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 32; HLTH 3; PSYC 13; SOC 11; WMST 1, 2.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 5, 12, 15.

D-6: History

HIST 1, 2, 7, 8, 14, 25, 28, 32.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUSN 30; ECD 52, 56, 62, 79; HLTH 3; MKTG 50; MSCM 5, 31; PSCN 3, 13; SPCH 11; SOC 5; WMST 1, 2.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 50, 60, 66; POLI 7, 12, 20, 25, 30.

D-9: Psychology

ECD 15; PSCN 3; PSYC 1, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13, 15, 25.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 56, 66; SOC 1, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 13.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ECD 54, 56; HLTH 1, 3; HSCI 55; NUTR 1; PSCN 7, 10, 30; 11, 18; PSYC 10, 12, 24; SOC 4, 7; SPCH 3, 10, 11.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

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 7 - US 1
History 7 partially fulfills US 2 & 3 and is acceptable for full certification with History 8 or POLI 7
HIST 8 - US 1
HIST 14 - US 3
HIST 25 - US 1
HIST 32 - US 1
POLI 7 - US 2 & US 3