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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Modesto Junior College

2016 - 2017

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

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 100, 102, 110.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 104, 107; CSCI 203; ENGL 103; PHILO 103, 105, 107.

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

ASTRO 160, 160+151; CHEM 101, 102, 112, 113, 122, 123, 142, 143, 144, 150, 150+164; EASCI 161, 162; GEOG 101; GEOL 160, 161, 165, 166; METEO 161; NR 200; PHYS 101, 102, 103, 142, 143, 160, 165, 180; PHSCI 180.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT 125; ANSC 200; ANTHR 101, 105; AP 150; BIO 101, 111, 114, 115, 116, 140, 145; BOT 101, 110; ENSCI 108; MICRO 101; PHYSO 101, 103; PLSC 200; PSYCH 103; ZOOL 101.

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

CSCI 204, MATH 101, 105, 106, 111, 121, 122, 130, 134, 138, 171, 172, 173, 174; SOCIO 105.

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 102, 120, 140, 160, 162, 163, 164, 165, 168, 169, 170; CMPGR 202; COMM 120, 122, 123, 124, 132; DANCE 102; ENGL 161; MUSG 101, 102, 111, 121, 122; MUST 121, 122, 123, 124; SOCSC 154; THETR 100, 120, 122, 123, 124, 160, 161.

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

ANTH 104; ENGL 102, 105, 106, 112, 114, 116, 131, 132, 135, 136, 137, 138, 151, 156, 157, 162, 163, 168, 169, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 179; FREN 101, 102, 103, 104; GERM 101, 102; HIST 104, 105, 106, 107; HUMAN 101, 105, 106, 110, 130, 140; ITAL 101; PHILO 101, 111, 113, 115, 120, 121, 123, 135, 140; SIGN 125, 126, 127; SPAN 101, 102, 103, 104, 109, 110, 112, 173; Any Foreign Language course numbered 101, 102, 103, 104.

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

ANTHR 101, 102, 104, 130, 140, 150.

D-2: Economics

AGEC 210; ECON 101, 102, 115; GEOG 105; HIST 115.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTHR 150, COMM 130; HIST 113, 119, 125, 128, 154, 155; SOCIO 150, 154, 156.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 116; PSYCH 111; SOCSC 105.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 104, 105, 110.

D-6: History

ECON 115; HIST 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 112, 113, 115, 116, 119, 125, 128, 129, 145, 154, 155.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AGGE 146; CLDDV 103, 262; COMM 103, 130, 132; ENSCI 110; FAMLF 131.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJU 201; PHILO 130; POLSC 101, 102, 110, 111, 120, 130, 131, 140, 180.

D-9: Psychology

PSYCH 101, 104, 105, 111.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADJU 203; SOCIO 101, 102, 125, 150, 154, 156; SOCSC 105.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ADJU 217; CLDDV 103; COLSK 100; FAMLF 131; FPNTR 219; HE 110, 111; PSYCH 110, 130, 141.

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
ECON 115 - US 1
HIST 101 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 102 - US 1 & US 3
HIST 112 - US 1
HIST 113 - US 1
HIST 115 - US 1
HIST 116 - US 1
HIST 119 - US 1
HIST 154 - US 1
HIST 155 - US 1
POLSC 101 - US 2 & US 3
POLSC 102 - US 2 & US 3
POLSC 120 - US 2 & US 3