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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

Mission College

2021 - 2022

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, ENG 001AX.

A-3: Critical Thinking

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

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, 012A, 012AH, 012B, 012BH, 030A, 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, 014H, 015, 016, 017, 017H, 019, 022, 025, 030, 030L, 032, 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, 009, 010, 010H, 010X, 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, 035A; GDS 011, 012, 015; KIN 080; MUS 005, 010, 016, 017.

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

ARB 001, 002; CHI 001, 002; COM 012; ENG 001B, 005A, 005B, 006B, 007A, 007B, 013, 015, 043, 048, 070; ETH 013, 016A, 018, 018H, 020, 024; 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

CHD 001; COU 055; ECN 001A, 001B; ETH 016A, 018, 018H, 024; HUM 016A, 018, 18H, 024; PSY 015, 015H; SJS 001, 002, 003.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANT 003, 055.

D-2: Economics

ECN 006.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

NONE

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 002, 013; 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, 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; HOC 006; KIN 078, 079; 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.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
No Course Approvals.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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