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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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San Diego Miramar 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

COMS 103, 135.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101, 105.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMS 160; ENGL 205; PHIL 100, 205.

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 101, 111; AVIA 115; CHEM 100, 100L, 103, 111, 111L, 130, 130L, 152, 152L, 200, 200L, 201, 201L, 231, 231L, 233, 233L, 251; GEOG 101, 101L; GEOL 100, 104, 111; PHYN 100, 105, 101, 120; PHYS 125, 126, 180A, 180B, 181A, 181B, 195, 196, 197.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 102, 104; Biol 100, 107, 115, 130, 131, 160, 180, 205, 210A, 210B, 230, 235; PSYC 260.

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

BUSE 115; MATH 104, 116, 118, 119, 121, 122, 141, 150, 151, 210A, 210B, 245, 252, 254, 255; PSYC 258.

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)

ARTF 100, 107, 109, 110, 111, 113, 125; ARTG 118; DFLM 101, 102; MUSI 100, 103, 109, 111.

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

ENGL 208, 209, 210, 211, 215, 216, 220, 221, 230, 237; HIST 100, 101, 105, 106, 120, 121; HUMA 101, 102, 106, 201; PHIL 102A, 102B, 104A, 107; SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202; TAGA 101, 102, 201.

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 103, 107.

D-2: Economics

ECON 120, 121.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

BLAS 140A, 140B; FILI 100.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 141, 142; PSYC 133.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 104.

D-6: History

BLAS 140A, 140B; HIST 100, 101, 105, 106, 109, 110, 115A, 115B, 120, 121, 141, 142.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COMS 135; CHIL 101, 103, 141; JOUR 202; NUTR 153; SOCO 220, 223; SUST 101.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJU 101, 193, 230; POLI 101, 102, 103, 140; SOCO 223.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 101, 123, 133, 135, 137, 155, 166, 211, 230, 245.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADJU 106; SOCO 101, 110, 201, 220, 223.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ADJU 205; AVIA 133; BIOL 135; BUSE 120; CHIL 101, 103; COMS 180; HEAL 101; NUTR 150, 153; PERG 120, 130, 140.
Physical Education: EXSC 125A, 125B, 125C, 125D, 126A, 126B, 126C, 126D, 134, 135A, 135B, 135C, 135D, 145A, 145B, 145C, 145D; Psyc 135, 137, 230.

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
BLAS 140A - US 1 & US 2
BLAS 140B - US 1 & US 3
HIST 109 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 110 - US 1 & US 3
HIST 141 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 142 - US 1 & US 3
POLI 102 - US 2 & US 3