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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Norco College

2013 - 2014

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

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 1, 1H, 6, 9, 9H.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 1A, 1AH.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COM 2, 3; ENG 1B, 1BH; MAT 32; PHI 11, 32; REA 4.

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

CHE 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3, 10, 12A, 12B; GEG 1, 1H, 1L, 5; PHS 1; PHY 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 10, 11.

B-2: Life Science

AMY 2A, 2B, 10; ANT 1; BIO 1, 1H, 2A, 2B, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 34, 36; MIC 1; PSY 2.

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

CSC 6; MAT 1A, 1B, 1C, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 12H, 25, 36.

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)

ARE 35, 36; ART 1, 2, 5, 6, 6H, 7, 8, 9, 10; COM 11; DAN 6; GAM 21; MUS 3, 19, 23, 25, 26, 89; THE 3, 29.

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

CHI 1, 2, 11; ENG 1B, 1BH, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18, 20, 23, 30, 35, 40, 41, 44, 45, 48; FRE 1, 2, 3, 8, 11; HIS 1, 2, 6, 6H, 7, 7H, 14, 25, 26, 31, 34; HUM 3, 4, 4H, 5, 5H, 8, 10, 10H, 11, 16, 18, 23, 35; JPN 1, 2, 3, 4, 11; PHI 10, 10H, 12, 15, 33, 35; SPA 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 3, 3N, 4, 8, 11, 12.

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

ANT 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

D-2: Economics

ECO 4, 7, 7H, 8.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANT 4; HIS 14, 31; SOC 10.

D-4: Gender Studies

COM 13; HIS 34; SOC 15.

D-5: Geography

GEG 2, 3, 4, 6.

D-6: History

HIS 1, 2, 6, 6H, 7, 7H, 25, 26, 31.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COM 9, 9H, 12; EAR 20, 42.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POL 1, 1H, 2, 4, 4H, 5, 7A, 11, 13.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 1, 8, 9, 33, 35, 50.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1, 2, 3, 12, 20, 50.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select a minimum of three units from the courses listed below.
3 units minimum
BIO 30; EAR 20, 42; GUI 47, 48; HES 1; KIN 4, 35, 36, 38; PSY 9, 33; SOC 12.

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
HIS 6 - US 1
HIS 6H - US 1
HIS 7 - US 1
HIS 7H - US 1
POL 1 - US 2 & 3
POL 1H - US 2 & 3