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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Sacramento City College

2016 - 2017

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

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 301, 311, 331, 361

A-2: Written Communication

ENGWR 300, 488; ESLW 340

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 311, 315, 316; ENGRD 310; ENGWR 301, 302, 482; PHIL 300, 320, 325, 328; SOC 305.

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 310, 320, 330, 400; CHEM 300, 305, 306, 309, 320, 330, 336, 400, 401, 410, 420, 421, 425, 426, 484; GEOG 300, 301, 305, 306, 308; GEOL 302, 305, 306, 308, 310, 311, 345; PHYS 310, 350, 360, 410, 420, 430.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 300, 301, 480; BIOL 305, 308, 309, 314, 315, 326, 327, 342, 350, 351, 352, 370, 402, 412, 422, 430, 431, 434, 440; PSYC 310, 311.

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

CISP 440; ECON 310; MATH 300, 310, 335, 340, 342, 350, 351, 352, 370, 400, 401, 402, 410, 420; STAT 300, 480.

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 300, 305, 320, 324, 337, 370, 380, 390, 400; ARTH 300, 304, 306, 307, 308, 310, 312, 313, 314, 318, 320, 324, 325, 328, 330, 332, 334, 410, 484, 486, 487, 488; COMM 305; ENGLT 400, 403, 404; GCOM 305; HUM 332, 352; MUFHL 305, 309, 310, 311, 315, 320, 330, 400, 401, 410, 411, 481, 482; MUIVI 380, 381, 382, 383; MUP 340; MUSM 342, 344; TA 300, 302, 303, 308, 364, 370 (2 units), 404, 437 (2 units), 454; TAFILM 300, 302, 303, 304, 307, 308, 320.

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

ARABIC 401, 402; CANT 401, 402, 411, 412; DEAF 310, 312, 314, 316; ENGLW 400, 410; ENGLT 303, 304, 310, 311, 317, 320, 321, 327, 328, 331, 332, 334, 335, 345, 346, 360, 365, 370, 380, 392, 401, 403, 480, 481; ESLR 340; FASHN 330; FREN 401, 402, 411, 412; GREEK 401, 402; HIST 300, 302, 307, 308, 310, 311, 314, 360, 364, 365, 373, 375, 380, 483, 484, 485; HUM 300, 310, 332, 352; ITAL 401, 402; JAPAN 401, 402, 411, 412; KOREAN 401, 402; MAND 401, 402, 411, 412; PHIL 300, 306, 310, 330, 331, 333, 338, 352, 353, 368, 480, 481; PNJABI 401, 402; PRSIAN 401, 402; RUSS 401, 402, 411, 412; SPAN 401, 402, 411, 412, 413, 415, 425, 427; TAFILM 307; TGLG 401, 402; VIET 401, 402.

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 310, 320, 323, 331, 332, 334, 341, 481.

D-2: Economics

ECON 302, 304.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

BUS 330; COMM 325; ENGLT 334; ETHNS 300, 320, 330, 340, 341, 350, 351; HIST 320, 321; JOUR 320; PSYC 367; SOC 321.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 351; ENGWR 384; FCS 326; JOUR 310, 320; POLS 340; PSYC 360, 364; SOC 341, 343, 344, 345; WGS 300, 302.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 302, 310, 320.

D-6: History

HIST 300, 302, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 314, 320, 321, 344, 360, 364, 365, 373, 375, 380, 381, 483, 484, 485.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUS 330; COMM 321, 325, 335, 341; ECE 312, 314; FCS 320; NUTRI 310; PSYC 364; SOC 310, 312, 345; WGS 302.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

BUS 345; PHIL 368; POLS 301, 302, 303, 304, 310, 312, 313, 320, 322, 340, 350, 480, 481.

D-9: Psychology

ECE 312; FCS 324; GERON 302; PSYC 300, 314, 316, 320, 335, 340, 352, 356, 360, 367, 370, 374, 390, 392 (2 units), 480.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJ 349; ECE 314; FCS 326; GERON 300; SOC 300, 301, 302, 312, 318, 321, 335, 341, 343, 375, 480, 481, 482.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BIOL 342; BUS 320; ECE 312, 314, 415; FCS 304, 320, 324, 326; FITNS 371, 372; GERON 300, 302; HCD 310; HEED 300; NUTRI 300, 302, 330, 480; PSYC 340, 356, 358, 360, 370, 374, 390, 392 (2 units), 410; SOC 310, 312, 335, 341, 344.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

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 310 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 311 - US 1 & US 3
HIST 320 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 321 - US 1 & US 3
HIST 483 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 484 - US 1 & US 3
POLS 301 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 304 - US 3
POLS 481 - US 2 & US 3