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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Mission College

2018 - 2019

To verify historical GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org.

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

COM 001, COM 001H, COM 020, COM 020H.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 001A

A-3: Critical Thinking

COM 020, COM 020H; ENG 001B, 001C; PHI 002, 003; POL 020; REA 054; READ 53, 54.

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 001, 003, 003H, 004; CHM 001A, 001AH, 001B, 001BH, 002, 002L, 007, 012A, 012AH, 012B, 012BH, 030A, 030B, 060; GEO 001; PHY 002A, 002B, 004A, 004B, 004C, 004D, 010.

B-2: Life Science

ANT 001; BIO 001A, 00AH, 001B, 004, 010, 010L, 011, 012, 014, 015, 016, 017, 017H, 019, 022, 025, 030, 032, 041, 042, 043, 043H, 047, 048, 048H.

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

MAT 000D, 000G, 001, 002, 003A, 003AH, 003B, 004A, 004B, 004C, 008, 009, 010, 010H, 012, 019; SOC 016.

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 001A, 001B, 001D, 004, 007, 011, 031A, 031B, 033A, 033B, 034A, 034B, 035A, 035B, 047A, 047B, 049A, 049B, 065A, 065B, 067A, 067B, 075A, 075B, 085A, 085B, 088A, 088B; GDS 011, 012, 015; KIN 080; MUS 005, 010, 015A, 015B, 016, 017, 030A, 030B, 031A, 031B, 032A, 036A, 036B, 036D, 041A, 041B, 041C, 041D.

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

ARB 001, 002, 050A; CHI 001, 002, 050A, 050B; COM 012; ENG 001B, 005A, 005B, 006B, 007A, 007B, 013, 015, 043, 048, 070; FRN 001, 001L, 002, 002L, 003, 004; HIS 004A, 004AH, 004B, 004BH, 015, 015H, 016, 016H, 017A, 017AH, 017B, 017BH, 033, 033H; HUM 001A, 001B, 007, 015, 016A, 018, 18H, 020, 022, 024; JPN 001, 002; PHI 001, 003, 005; POL 003, 007; SPA 001, 001L, 002, 002L, 003, 004, 050A, 050B; VIE 001, 002, 049A, 049B.

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

003, 055.

D-2: Economics

ECN 001A, 001B, 006.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

COU 055; HUM 016A, 018, 024.

D-4: Gender Studies

NONE

D-5: Geography

GEO 002, 006.

D-6: History

HIS 004A, 004AH, 004B, 004BH, 015, 015H, 016, 016H, 017A, 017AH, 017B, 017BH, 020, 031, 033, 033H.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUS 061; CHD 001, 002, 013; COM 025; GLB 001, 002, 004; HUM 007; POL 007.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POL 001, 001H, 002, 004, 006, 020.

D-9: Psychology

POL 005; PSY 001, 001H, 007, 010, 012, 015, 015H, 025, 030.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

PSY 045; SOC 001, 001H, 002, 002H, 021, 040, 045, 047, 050, 060.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

Select 3 units from the following.
3 units minimum
BIO 025; CHD 002, 013, 017; CHL 010; COM 004, 008, 012; COU 005, 012, 017, 055; COUNS 12; HED 002; KIN 078; NTS 015, 052; PSY 012, 045; SOC 045.
WHP and KIN Activity Courses (limited to one unit): For a complete list of approved KIN and WHP Activity courses - Check the CSU GE-Breadth Certification Area E course list in the pdf at the top of the page to determine which KIN/WHP Activity courses satisfy the one unit of this requirement.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIS 017A - US 1
HIS 017AH - US 1
HIS 017B - US 1
HIS 017BH - US 1
HIS 020 - US 3
POL 001 - US 2 & US 3
POL 001H - US 2 & US 3