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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Rio Hondo 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, 101, 101H, 102, 140.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 201, 201H; PHIL 110, 110H, 112, 112H, 115; READ 101; SPCH 140.

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 110, 110H, 112; CHEM 110, 120, 130, 140, 230, 231; GEOG 101, 101L; GEOL 150, 151; PHY 120, 150, 160, 211, 212, 213.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101H, 101L; BIOL 101, 105, 105L, 111, 111L, 112, 120, 120L, 200, 201, 222, 226; PSY 210, 210H.

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 130, 130H, 140, 160, 170, 175, 180, 190, 190H, 191, 250, 260, 270; PSY 190.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

9 semester units required with at least one course each in Arts and Humanities. A maximum of three units of activity courses may be used to meet this requirement.
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ART 101, 104, 105, 105H, 106, 106H, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 120, 121, 130, 135, 140; DANC 199; MUS 101, 120, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136; PHIL 325; PHTO 190; THTR 101, 105, 105H, 110, 150.

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

ASL 149; CHIN 101, 102, 146; ENGL 126; FR 101, 102, 201, 202; HIST 101, 102, 122, 131, 143, 143H, 144, 144H, 158, 159, 159H, 167, 170; HUM 110, 111, 125, 125H; JAPN 101, 102; LATN 101, 102; LIT 102, 102H, 112A, 112AH, 112B, 112BH, 114, 114H, 117, 117H, 130, 130H, 140, 140H, 141, 142, 142H, 144A, 144B, 145, 145H, 146A, 146AH, 146B, 146BH, 147, 148, 149; PHIL 101, 101H, 120, 124, 126, 128, 135, 140; POLS 128; SPAN 101, 102, 130, 131, 201, 201H, 202; SPCH 130, 132.

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

ANTH 101, 101H, 102, 120H, 103, 104, 115, 125.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 106, 135; POLS 135.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

CHST 101, 146, 148, 150; HIST 131, 158, 159, 159H; HUM 130; POLS 150; SOC 148; SPCH 150.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 170; SOC 120.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 103.

D-6: History

CHST 146; HIST 101, 102, 122, 131, 143, 143H, 144, 144H, 158, 159, 159H, 167, 170, 325.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD 208; SOC 127; SPCH 150.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CHST 150; ECON 135; PHIL 128; POLS 110, 110H, 125, 128, 130, 135; 140, 150.

D-9: Psychology

CD 106, 208; PSY 101, 101H, 112, 114, 170, 180, 200.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ANTH 110; SOC 101, 101H, 102, 105, 110, 114, 116, 120, 127.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ANTH 110; CD 106; COUN 101, 151 or 151A+151B+151C; EDEV 101; HUSR 123; KIN 191, 192, 196; PSY 112, 121; SOC 105, 110.

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
HIST 143 - US 1
HIST 143H - US 1
HIST 144 - US 1
HIST 144H - US 1
HIST 158 - US 1
HIST 159 - US 1
HIST 159H - US 1
HIST 170 - US 1
POLS 110 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 110H - US 2 & US 3