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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Saddleback 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

SP 1, 5.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 1A, 1AH.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 1B, 1BH, 70; PHIL 12; SP 2, 3.

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 20, 25, 21; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2, 3, 12A, 12B, 13, 108; ENV 23; GEOG 1, 1H, 1L; GEOL 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 20, 21, 23; MS 4, 20; PHYS 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 20.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1, 1L, 16; BIO 3A, 3B, 3C, 4A, 4B, 11, 12, 15, 19, 20, 22, 28, 30, 31, 40, 43, 113; ENV 18, 24; PSYC 3.

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 2, 3A, 3AH, 3B, 3C, 7, 8, 10, 11, 24, 26, 112, 124; PSYC 44.

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)

ARCH 12; ART 4; ARTH 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29; CTVR 2, 3, 5, 7, 9; DANC 64; FASH 144; GD 1; FA 27; HORT 115; ID 110, 122, 125; MUS 1, 20, 23, 24, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 47; PHOT 25; SP 32; TA 10, 11, 20, 22, 25, 26, 110.

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

ARAB 1, 2, 3, 4, 21; CHI 1, 2, 3, 4, 21; ENG 3, 4, 15A, 15B, 17A, 17B, 18, 19, 20, 21A, 21B, 24, 25, 27A, 27AH, 44, 52, 142; FR 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 21; GER 1, 2, 3, 4; HEBR 1, 2, 3; HIST 4, 5; HUM 1, 2, 3, 10A, 10B, 21, 22, 25, 30AH, 30BH, 30CH, 31AH, 31BH, 31CH; ITA 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 21; JA 1, 2, 3, 4, 21; KOR 1, 2, 3, 4, 21; PRSN 1, 2, 3, 4; PHIL 1, 2, 5, 10, 14, 15; PORT 1, 2, 3, 4, 21; SL 1, 2, 3, 4; SPAN 1, 3, 4, 10, 20A, 20B, 21A, 21B, 21C; SP 30.

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 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15.

D-2: Economics

ECON 2, 2H, 4, 4H, 20.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 4, 7; ES 1, 3; HIST 20, 33, 81; PSYC 16; SOC 6, 20.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 21; HIST 21; PSYC 21; SOC 21; WS 10, 31.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 2H, 3, 38.

D-6: History

HIST 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 27, 28, 30, 32, 40, 41, 62, 63, 70, 71, 72, 74.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ANTH 17; CTVR 1; ECON 11; ENV 1, 6; HIST 29, 61, 75, 80; JRN 1; PS 11, 80; PSYC 30; SOC 30; SP 20.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PS 1, 1H, 4, 10H, 12, 14.

D-9: Psychology

CD 7; PSYC 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 4, 5, 7, 16, 33, 37.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CD 15; SOC 1, 2, 10, 15, 25, 125.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BUS 116; CD 7; COUN 140, 150, 151, 160; FASH 141; FCS 115, 142; FASH 141; FN 50, 64; HLTH 1, 3; HS 175; HSC 151; KNEA 1, 107; N 161, 165; KNES 1-9, 17-30, 41, 42, 45, 50, 70, 71, 72, 74, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 90, 93, 94, 107; PSYC 5, 7, 33; SOC 126, 180; WS 120.

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 7 - US 1
HIST 8 - US 1
HIST 16 - US 1
HIST 17 - US 1
HIST 22 - US 1
PS 1 - US 2 & US 3
PS 1H - US 2 & US 3