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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

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 section F).
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 LEARNING 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.

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
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
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