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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Palomar College

2016 - 2017

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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

SPCH 100.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 100.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 202, 203; PHIL 113, 116, 200; READ 120; SPCH 105.

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 100, 105L, 120; CHEM 100, 104, 105, 110, 110L, 115, 115L, 205, 210, 220, 221; ES 100, 115; ES 100L; GEOG 100, 100L, 110, 115, 125; GEOL 100, 100L, 110, 120, 150, 150L; OCN 100, 100L; PHSC 100, 100L, 101, 101L; PHYS 101, 102, 120, 121, 200, 201, 230, 231, 232.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 100, 100L, 101; BIOL 100, 101, 101L, 102, 105, 106, 110, 114, 114L, 118, 118L, 130, 131, 131L, 135, 200, 201; BOT 100, 101, 101L; MICR 200; PSYC 210; ZOO 100, 101, 101L, 120, 135, 145, 145L, 200, 203.

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 100, 105, 106, 110, 115, 120, 130, 135, 140, 141, 200, 205, 206, 245; PSYC 205; SOC 205.

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)

AIS 104, 105, 135, 146; ARCH 120, 121, 155; ART 100, 102, 104, 105, 163, 164, 165, 166, 169; CINE 100, 102, 103, 110, 120, 122; DBA 100; DNCE 100, 101, 102, 105; FASH 130; GC 101, 115; ID 115, 120; MCS 115, 157; MUS 100, 101, 102, 103, 170, 171; PHOT 125; TA 100, 140, 141, 150, 157.

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

AS 115; AIS 100, 108A, 108B, 121, 145, 150, 153, 154, 166A, 166B, 167A, 167B, 207A, 207B, 266A, 266B; AMS 100, 105, 121; ANTH 135, 155; ARAB 101, 101A, 101B, 102, 102A, 102B, 201, 201A, 201B; ASL 100, 101, 110, 205, 206; CHIN 101, 102, 201; CINE 123; CS 100, 105, 110, 155; ENG 205, 210, 211, 215, 220, 221, 225, 226, 230, 240, 245, 250, 255, 260, 265, 270, 280, 290; ESL 101, 102, 103; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202; GC 102; GERM 101, 102, 201, 202; HIST 101, 102, 105, 106, 107, 108, 160; HUM 100, 101; ITAL 101, 102, 201; JAPN 101, 102, 130, 201, 202; JS 106; MCS 124, 125, 160; PHIL 111, 114, 121, 122, 125, 126, 140, 141, 250; RS 101, 104, 105, 106, 108, 110, 124; SPAN 101, 101A, 101B, 102, 102A, 102B, 201, 201A, 201B, 202, 211, 212, 235.

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

AS 126; AIS 130, 140; ANTH 105, 107, 110, 115, 125, 126, 130, 137, 140; ENG 150.

D-2: Economics

ECON 100, 101, 102, 110, 115, 120.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

AS 100, 101, 102, 120, 125; AIS 101, 102, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 140, 165; AMS 104, 110, 200; ANTH 105, 115, 130, 140; CS 101, 102, 125; HIST 150, 151; JS 107; MCS 100, 110, 165, 200; RS 107; SOC 200.

D-4: Gender Studies

AIS 165; HIST 130; MCS 125; PSYC 130; SOC 115, 135.

D-5: Geography

AIS 121; AMS 121; GEOG 103, 105.

D-6: History

AS 101, 102; AIS 101, 110; CS 101, 125; HIST 101, 102, 105, 106, 107, 108, 121, 130, 140, 141, 150, 151, 160; JS 107; MCS 125, 160; RS 102, 107, 108.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CHDV 100; ECON 125; FASH 132; GCMW 100; SPCH 131.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AIS 102; CS 102; LS 121; POSC 100, 101, 102, 110, 121.

D-9: Psychology

CHDV 110; FCS 101; PSYC 100, 110, 120, 130, 225, 235.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 100; AS 120; AIS 125; AMS 200; CHDV 115; COMM 100, 105; MCS 200; PSYC 105, 120; SOC 100, 105, 110, 115, 130, 135, 165, 200; SPCH 120.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BUS 136; BIOL 185; CHDV 100; COUN 110, 115, 120, 148; CSIT 105; FCS 105, 136; HE 100, 165; NUTR 120, 165, 185; PSYC 105, 115, 125, 145, 150; READ 110; SOC 105, 125, 130, 145, 150; SPCH 115.

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
* AIS 101 - US 1
* AIS 102 - US 1 & US 3
* AS 102 - US 1 & US 3
* CS 101 - US 1
* CS 101 - US 2
* CS 102 - US 1
* CS 102 - US 3
* HIST 101 - US 1
* HIST 102 - US 1 & US 3
* HIST 140 - US 1
* HIST 141 - US 1 & US 3
** POSC 101 - US 2
** POSC 102 - US 2 & US 3
** POSC 120 - US 3
RS 102 - US 1
* Each of these courses also partially fulfills US-2. Only the following combinations are acceptable: AIS 101 and AIS 102, AS 101 and AS 102, CS 101 and CS 102, HIST 101 and HIST 102, HIST 140 and HIST 141.
** Each of these courses also partially fulfills US-1. Only the follwing combination is acceptable: POSC 101 and POSC 102.