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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

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 section F).
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 LEARNING 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.

AREA F: AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (F1-2-3)

US 1-3 American Institutions - Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1-3.
US 1, Historical Development of American Institutions.
US 2, Constitution of the United States and the operation of representative democratic government under the constitution.
US 3, The process of California state and local government.
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
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