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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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College of the Sequoias

2022 - 2023

To verify historical GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org.

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

BUS 112; COMM 001, 004, 007, 008, or 112.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 001.

A-3: Critical Thinking

AJ 025; COMM 005; ENGL 002; PHIL 020, 025.

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

AG 004, ASTR 010; CHEM 001, 002, 010, 012, 013, 020, 021; GEOG 001, 001L; GEOL 001, 005, 012; MET 001; PHYS 020, 021, 055, 056, 057; PSCI 020.

B-2: Life Science

AG 002; ANTH 011; BIOL 001, 002, 020, 021, 022, 025, 030, 031, 040.

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

BUS 020, 119; MATH 005, 010, 011, 021, 035, 044, 065, 066, 067, 070, 080, 081, 105, 154; SSCI 025.

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 070, 071; ART 001, 002, 003, 004, 005; CINA 031, 032; DRAM 001, 002, 003, 006; MUS 001, 004, 005, 006, 007, 010, 011, 013, 014, 016.

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

AJ 123; ASL 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006; BUS 185; DRAM 006; ENGL 004, 010, 015, 016, 018, 019, 030, 031, 044, 045, 046; ETHN 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 010; HIST 004, 005, 017, 018, 023, 025; LING 111; PHIL 001, 005, 012, 013; PORT 001, 002; SPAN 001, 002, 003, 004, 012, 022, 023.

Area D: Social Sciences

6 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

ANTH 013; COMM 002; ETHN 001, 002, 003, 004, 010; POLS 011, 012.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 010, 012.

D-2: Economics

AGMT 001; ECON 025, 040, 050.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ETHN 005.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOC 010.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 002.

D-6: History

HIST 004, 005, 017, 018, 023, 025.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AG 001; COMM 009; JOUR 020; NUTR 020; PSY 005.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 025; JOUR 007; POLS 005, 006, 008, 009; SSCI 050.

D-9: Psychology

CHLD 039, 042; PSY 001, 010, 034.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 011, 045, 114; SOC 001, 002, 010, 043.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CFS 080; CHLD 039; COUN 025; ENGL 014; HW 001, 007, 104; KINE 088, 093; LIBR 050; NURS 106; NUTR 018, 020; PSY 001, 010, 034, 133.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
ETHN 001, 002, 003, 004, 010.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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HIST 017 - US 1
HIST 018 - US 1
POLS 005 - US 2 & US 3
POLS 010 - US 3

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