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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Monterey Peninsula College

2018 - 2019

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

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

PERS 54; SPCH 1, 2, 3, 54.

A-2: Written Communication

Engl 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 2; PHIL 6, 10.

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 10&10L; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2, 10&10L, 12A, 12B, 30A, 30B; GEOL 2, 2L, 3, 3L, 9; OCEN 2, 2L; PHYS 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 3C, 10.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT 1, 2, 2L, 5; ANTH 2, 2L; BIOL 10, 13, 21, 22, 25, 30, 31, 32, 36; PHSO 1, 2; PSYC 38.

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

MATH 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20A, 20B, 20C, 31, 32, 40; PSYC 19; SOCI 19.

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)

ARTH 1, 3, 4, 8, 14; ARTP 10, 11A, 14, ARTV 1; ETNC 4, 5; GWOS 4; HUMA 4; MUSI 1, 2, 3, 10A, 10B; SPCH 5; THEA 1, 4, 5, 11, 53.

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

ENGL 1B, 5, 9, 11, 16, 17, 18, 22, 40A, 40B, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47; ETNC 4, 5, 6, 24, 25, 40; FREN 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B; GENT 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23 (6 unit limit in combination with WRLD); GWOS 4, 11, 12, 15, 25, 40; HIST 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 40, 47; HUMA 4, 10, 30, 40; ITAL 1A, 1B; JPNS 1A, 1B, 2A; LING 10, 15, 25, 30; PHIL 2, 4, 8, 13; SIGN 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 20; SPAN 1A, 1B, 1SA, ISB, 2A, 2B; WRLD 4A, 4B, 20 (6 unit limit in combination with GENT.

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: Sociology

COMM 35; GWOS 5; HIST 10; LING 35.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 2, 4, 6, 8, 20, 21, 30; ETNC 20, 21, 30; GENT 6, 10; GWOS 30; LING 30, 46; SIGN 20; SOCI 2.

D-2: Economics

ANTH 21; ECON 1, 2, 4; ETNC 21.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 20, 30, ECED 56; ETNC 10, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 30, 45; GWOS 1, 4, 12, 30; HIST 24, 25; LING 45; POLS 16, 18; SIGN 20; SOCI 2, 13, 14, 22.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 30; ETNC 30; GWOS 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 12, 30; HIST 12; LING 25; POLS 10; PSYC 6; SOCI 2, 12.

D-5: Geography

GENT 6, 10; GEOG 2, 4.

D-6: History

ANTH 30; ETNC 10, 24, 25, 30, 40; GENT 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23 (6 unit limit in combination with WRLD); GWOS 12, 30; HIST 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 15, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 40, 47, 48; WRLD 4A, 4B, 20 (6 unit limit in combination with GENT).

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ECED 1, 55, 56; ETNC 6, 10, 45; GWOS 1, 3, 4; HUMA 1; LING 15, 45; SIGN 20; SOCI 2, 11; SPCH 4, 10.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ETNC 16, 18; GWOS 10; POLS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 16, 18.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 1, 3, 6, 25, 35, 38, 40, 50; SOCI 3.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ETNC 13, 14, 22; GWOS 3; PSYC 3; SOCI 1, 2, 3, 11, 13, 14, 17, 22, 40.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum

E-1: Integrated Courses

BIOL 31; BUSI 22; ECED 1; FACS 56; GWOS 7; HLTH 4, 7; HUMA 10; NUTF 1; PERS 50, 51; PEIT 7; PHIL 4; PFIT 51; PSYC 1, 6, 25, 38, 40, 50; SOCI 1, 40.

E-2: Activity Courses

For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see pdf link at at the top of the page.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIST 12 - US 1
HIST 17 - US 1
HIST 18 - US 1
HIST 24 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 25 - US 1 & US 2
POLS 1 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 10 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 16 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 18 - US 2 & US 3