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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Miracosta College

2016 - 2017

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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

COMM 101, 106, 207.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 100.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 212; ENGL 201, 201H, 202, 202H; PHIL 100; READ 100.

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 101, 101L, 120, 201; CHEM 100, 100H, 102, 104, 108, 110, 110H, 111, 111H; EART 106; GEOG 101, 101L; GEOL 101, 101H, 101L, 101LH, 120; OCEA 101, 101H, 101L; PHSN 101, 106, 108, 108H; PHYS 111, 112, 151, 151H, 152, 152H, 253, 253H.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101H, 101L, 105, 190; BIO 100, 101, 101L, 102, 103, 105, 150, 170, 172, 202, 204, 204H, 220, 230; HORT 116; PSYC 260.

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

BIO/BTEC 180; BUS 204; MATH 103, 105, 106, 112, 115, 126, 131, 150, 150H, 155, 260, 260H; PSYC/SOC 104, 104H.

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)

ART 100, 101, 103, 157, 158, 201, 244, 254, 258, 259, 260, 260H, 290; COMM 111; DESN 107; DNCE 100, 101, 105; DRAM 105, 120, 121, 130, 134; FILM 101, 101H, 106, 111, 112; MAT 105; MUS 113, 114, 115, 116, 119, 119H.

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

CHNS 101, 102, 121, 201; COMM 215; DNCE 104; FILM 111, 112, 211, 212; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202; GRMN 101, 102, 201; HIST 100, 100H, 101, 101H, 103, 103H, 104, 104H, 115; HUMN 101, 101H, 201, 202, 205, 250, 251; ITAL 101, 102, 103, 104, 121, 201, 202, 210; JAPN 101, 102, 121, 201, 202; LIT 120, 250, 251, 260, 261, 265, 265H, 270, 271; MAT 105; PHIL 101, 101H, 102, 221; RELG 101, 105; SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 205.

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

ANTH 102, 102H, 103, 104, 105, 190.

D-2: Economics

ECON 100, 101, 102.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 104; HIST 107, 141, 142, 145, 146; SOC 110, 207, 230, 240.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 135; HIST 115; SOC 120, 130.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 104, 108.

D-6: History

HIST 100, 100H, 101, 101H, 105, 105H, 106, 106H, 107, 109, 109H, 110, 110H, 111, 111H, 113, 113H, 115, 116, 116H, 117, 117H, 141, 142, 145, 146, 165.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CHLD 113; COMM 120, 220; CSIT 160; GERO 101, 250; LANHT 64; NUTR 108; PSYC 115; SOC 105.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM 200; PLSC 101, 102, 103, 150.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 100, 101, 101H, 103, 121, 125, 170, 211.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADM 100, 100H; CHLD 210; PSYC 145; SOC 101, 101H, 102, 103, 145.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BUS 136, 147; CHLD 113, 205; COUN 100; CSIT 165; GERO 101; HEAL 101; INTR 100; NUTR 100, 105, 125; PSYC 100, 115, 121, 145, 170; SOC 145.

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 110 - US 1 & 2
HIST 111 - US 1 & 3
HIST 110 & 111 must be combined in order to complete this requirement.
HIST 110H - US 1 & 2
HIST 111H - US 1 & 3
HIST 110H & 111H must be combined in order to complete this requirement.
HIST 116 - US 1 & 2
HIST 116H - US 1 & 2
HIST 117 - US 1 & 3
HIST 116 & 117 must be combined in order to complete this requirement.
HIST 141 - US 1 & 2
HIST 142 - US 1 & 3
HIST 141 & 142 must be combined in order to complete this requirement.
HIST 145 - US 1 & 2
HIST 146 - US 2 & 3
HIST 145 & 146 must be combined in order to complete this requirement.
HIST 165 - US 3
PLSC 102 - US 1 & 2 & 3
PLSC 102 will complete this requirement