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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Mendocino 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

SPE 200, 210.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 200.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 201, 205.

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

AST 200, 205; CHM 200, 202, 250, 251, 255, 256; EAS 200, 201, 202, 206, 208, 210, 211; GEO 206; GEL 201, 202, 208, 210; NRS 200; PHY 202, 210, 211, 220.

B-2: Life Science

ANT 200; BIO 200, 201, 202, 220, 221, 230, 231, 242, 243, 250, 255, 257, 259; EAS 200; NRS 200; PSY 255.

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

CSC 240; MTH 121, 200, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 220, 230.

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 170A, 201, 202, 205, 206, 213, 240A; CDV 125; MUS 200, 201A, 201B, 202A, 202B, 203, 204, 207, 208, 209, 210A, 210B, 210C; THE 200, 201, 202, 204, 206, 210B, 238A, 250.

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

ASL 200, 201, 202, 203; ENG 201, 210, 225, 245, 246, 250, 265, 270; HST 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 220, 222, 223, 250; HUM 200; MUS 203; PHL 210, 220, 230; SOC 235; SPN 200, 201, 202, 203, 210, 211.

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

ANT 201.

D-2: Economics

ECO 200, 201.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HST 207, 222; SOC 202, 235; POL 205.

D-4: Gender Studies

HST 208.

D-5: Geography

GEO 201, 202.

D-6: History

HST 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 220, 221, 222, 223, 250.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUS 134; COM 200; SPE 211; SST 200.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJ 202; POL 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205.

D-9: Psychology

CDV 200; PSY 181, 205, 206, 210, 212, 215, 216, 218, 220, 250.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CDV 180; SOC 200, 201, 202, 210, 235, 241.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select a minimum of three units from the courses listed below.
3 units minimum
CDV 200; HLH 103, 114, 200, 202, 213; PSY 175, 205, 206, 210; SOC 210; THE 130A, 130B, 244A, 244B.

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
HST 202 - US 1
HST 203 - US 1
HST 207 - US 1
HST 208 - US 1
HST 222 - US 1
HST 250 - US 1
POL 200 - US 2 & US 3