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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Santa Ana 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

CMST 101 or 101H, 102, 103 or 103H, 140, 145.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101 or 101H.

A-3: Critical Thinking

CMST 140; CNSL 144; ENGL 102, 102H, 103, 103H; PHIL 110, 110H, 111; READ 150.

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 109, 110, 110H, 140; CHEM 109, 115, 119, 209, 210, 219, 219H; ERTH 110, 110H, 115, 150, 150H; ENVR 140; GEOG 101, 101L, 130; GEOL 101, 101L, 140, 150, 150H, 201; PSC 115, 117, 118; PHYS 109, 210, 211, 217, 227, 237, 279, 289.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101L; BIOL 109, 109H, 109L, 111, 115, 139, 149, 177, 211, 212, 214, 229, 239, 259; ENVR 259.

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 105, 140, 145, 150, 160, 167, 170, 180, 180H, 185, 204, 219, 219H, 280; PSYC 210; SOCS 219, 219H.

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, 100H, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108; CMSD 103; DNCE 100, 100H, 102, 105; ENGL 233A, 233B, 233C; IDS 121; MUS 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 103, 104, 110, 111, 211; PHOT 150; TELV 103, 104; THEA 100, 105.

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

ASL 110, 111, 116, 210; CHNS 101, 102; ENGL 102 or 102H, 206, 220, 231, 232, 233A, 233B, 233C, 241, 242, 243, 245, 246, 270, 271, 272, 278; FREN 101, 102, 201, 201H, 202, 202H; HIST 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 150, 151, 153, 163; IDS 200; ITAL 120, 121; JAPN 101, 102; KNPR 170; PHIL 106 or 106H, 108, 112, 118; SPAN 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 195A, 195B, 201 or 201H, 202, 202H; VIET 101, 102.

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 100, 100H, 103, 104, 104H, 105, 125; ENGL 104, 104H; HIST 105, 125.

D-2: Economics

ECON 120, 121.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 125; ASIA 101; BLST 101; CHST 101; ENGL 245, 278; ETHN 101, 101H, 102, 102H; HIST 123, 124, 124H, 125, 146; POLT 235; PSYC 170.

D-4: Gender Studies

ENGL 245, 278; HIST 127, 181; CMST 206, 206H; WMNS 101, 102.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 100, 100H, 102, 140.

D-6: History

ANTH 105, 125; HIST 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 105, 118, 120, 120H, 121, 121H, 123, 124, 124H, 125, 127, 133, 146, 150, 151, 153, 163.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BIOL 200; CDEV 107, 110; CMPR 100; CMSD 105, 105H, 111; CMST 103, 103H; CNSL 150; ENVR 200; KNPR 150; IDS 117H, 155.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLT 101, 101H, 200, 200H, 201, 220, 235.

D-9: Psychology

CDEV 107; PSYC 100, 100H, 140, 157, 170, 200, 219, 230, 240, 250; SOC 240.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ 101; SOC 100, 100H, 112, 140, 140H.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum

E1

CDEV 107, 229; CNSL 100, 116, 120, 124, 125, 128; IDS 155; NUTR 115, 115H; PSYC 140, 157, 230; SOC 112; CMST 104; STDY 109.

E2

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 118 - US 1
HIST 120 - US 1
HIST 120H - US 1
HIST 121 - US 1
HIST 121H - US 1
HIST 123 - US 1
HIST 124 - US 1
HIST 124H - US 1
HIST 127 - US 1
HIST 146 - US 1
POLT 101 - US 2 & US 3
POLT 101H - US 2 & US 3