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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Ohlone College

2022 - 2023

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

COMM 111, 113, 116.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 112, 114, 116; ENGL 101C; PHIL 104, 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

ASTR 101A+102, 101B+102; CHEM 101A, 101B, 102, 106A, 106B, 108, 109, 112A, 112B; ENGI 114; ENVS 110; GEOG 101; GEOL 101, 102+102L, 103+103L, 104, 104L; PHYS 108, 120, 121, 140, 141, 142.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101; BIOL 101A, 101B, 102, 103A, 103B, 104, 105, 106, 109, 110, 114, 130, 141, 142; BIOT 100, 114; ENVS 108, 142.

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

CS 113; MATH 101A, 101B, 101C, 103, 104, 156, 159, 166, 167, 186, 187.

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 100, 101, 103A, 103B, 103C, 127, 131, 161A; COMM 132; DAID 100, 133A; ENGL 117; ETHN 105; HIST 107, 141, 142, 143; MUS 100, 101, 102, 104, 110A, 122, 123, 125; TD 100, 102, 107, 109, 110, 114A, 115A, 120A3, 126, 132, 150, 152, 154, 161, 162, 163, 164.

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

ARBC 101A, 101B; ASL 101, 102, 103, 104, 142, 145, 181A, 181B; CHIN 101B, 102A, 102B; CHS 102A, 102B, 106A; COMM 130; DAID 101; DEAF 311; ENGL 101B, 101C, 104, 106, 107, 109, 112, 113, 114, 115, 118, 120A, 120B, 121, 122, 123, 125A, 125B, 130; ETHN 114A, 114B, 115; FREN 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B; HIST 102A, 102B, 104A, 104B, 105, 106A, 106B, 109, 110, 113, 114A, 114B, 115, 116, 117A, 119A, 119B; JOUR 106; JPNS 101A, 101B, 102A; PHIL 100, 101, 102, 106, 109A, 109B, 110, 112, 114; SPAN 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B; TD 130; WS 115.

Area D: Social Sciences

6 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

ASL 140, 142, 145; CHS 101, 102A, 102B, 112; DAID 102; DEAF 330; ENVS 112, 113; ETHN 105, 114A, 114B, 115; HIST 102A, 102B, 109, 110, 113, 114A, 114B, 115, 116; HLTH 102, 103; PS 106; SOC 106.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108

D-2: Economics

BA 102A, 102B; GEOG 106.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

IS 110.

D-4: Gender Studies

AJ 102, 106, 117; ANTH 102; COMM 118; HIST 119A, 119B; WS 101, 108.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108.

D-6: History

CHS 102A, 102B; HIST 105, 106A, 106B, 117A, 117B, 118, 119A, 119B.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BRDC 155; CNET 101; COMM 100, 115, 122; CS 101; ECS 301, 303; ENVS 103, 105, 107, 109, 110; JOUR 155; SOC 103.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PS 102, 103, 104, 105.

D-9: Psychology

HLTH 160; PSY 101, 102, 105, 106, 108, 112, 115, 120.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 101, 102, 106, 117; SOC 101, 102, 105, 108.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ANTH 102; BA 139; BIOL 109; ECS 305; HLTH 101, 109, 150; KIN 240, 251; PD 103, 105; PSY 139; SOC 101, 105; WS 150.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
CHS 101, 102A, 102B, 106A, 112; ETHN 100, 105, 114A, 114B, 115; HIST 102A, 102B, 114A, 114B, 115; SOC 106.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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CHS 102A - US 1
CHS 102B - US 1
ETHN 114A - US 1
ETHN 114B - US 1
ETHN 115 - US 1
HIST 102A - US 1
HIST 102B - US 1
HIST 105 - US 3
HIST 114A - US 1
HIST 114B - US 1
HIST 115 - US 1
HIST 117A - US 1 & 2
HIST 117B - US 1 & 2
HIST 119A - US 1
HIST 119B - US 1
PS 102 - US 2 & US 3

For the 05-06 Academic Year and through the 2016-17 Academic Year:

HIST 117A AND 117B (US 1 & 2 & 3)
OR
HIST 117A AND HIST 105 (US 1 & 2 & 3)
OR
PS 102 AND HIST 117A OR 117B (US 1 & 2 & 3)

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