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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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City College of San Francisco

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

ESL 79; SPCH 1A, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 20.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 1B, 1C; PHIL 2, 4, 40; SPCH 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 1, 16, 17, 18, 19; CHEM 32, 40, 101A, 101B, 103A, 110, 208A, 208B, 212A, 212B; ENGR 3; GEOG 1, 1L; GEOL 10, 10L, 11, 11L, 30, 30L; OCAN 1, 1L; PALE 1; PSC 11, 11L; PHYC 2A, 2B, 2AL, 2BL, 4A, 4AL, 4B, 4BL, 4C, 4CL, 4D, 4DL, 10, 10L, 20, 40, 41.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT 14, 25; ANTH 1; ASTR 4; BIO 9, 11, 12, 14, 30, 31, 32, 32L, 33, 40, 41L, 61, 100A, 100B, 225; BOT 10; ECOL 10, 20; EMSA 28; GEN 10, 11; GEOG 31; MB 10, 12; NUTR 12; PHYS 1, 12; PSYC 1B; SUST 31, 225; ZOOL 10.

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

ECON 5; ET 50; LALS 5; MATH 70, 75, 80, 90, 92, 95, 97, 100A, 100B, 110A, 110B, 110C, 115, 120, 125, 130; PHIL 12A; PSYC 5.

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)

AFAM 55; ARCH 31A, 31B, 32, 102, 134; Art 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 118, 122A, 123U, 123V, 123W, 125A, 130A, 140A, 146A, 146B, 160A, 170A, 180A; ASIA 11; CINE 18, 21, 23A, 23B; DANC 30, 32, 100A; DSGN 105; FASH 55; INTD 138; LALS 14; LBCS 104A; LGBT 20, 55, 77; MUS 3A, 3B, 4, 5A, 5B, 9A, 21, 22A, 22B, 22C, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27A, 27B, 27C, 27R, 28; PHOT 50A, 50B; SPCH 38; THA 30, 31, 32, 71, 150A; VMD 110.

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

AFAM 30, 40, 60; AM C 11A, 11B; AMS 5; AMSL 2A; ASAM 6, 10, 30, 35; ASIA 30; CHIN 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 4A, 4B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 12A, 12B, 12C, 14A, 14B, 14C, 16, 30A, 30B, 31A, 31B, 32, 33, 36, 39; CINE 20A, 20B, 21, 22; CLAS 35; ENGL 1B, 30A, 30B, 35A, 35B, 35L, 43, 44A, 44B, 46A, 46B, 46C, 48C, 48K, 52, 53, 57, 58; FREN 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 10E, 11A, 11B, 15A, 15B, 41, 42; GERM 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 4A, 4B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 11A, 11B; HIST 1, 4A, 4B, 5, 9, 12A, 12B, 15A, 15B, 17A, 17B, 18A, 18B, 20, 21, 31, 34, 35A, 35B, 36, 37, 41A, 41B, 45, 48, 49; HUM 7, 8, 11, 12, 20, 25, 41A, 41B, 48; IDST 3, 4, 14, 27A, 27B, 29, 30, 31, 36, 37, 42, 45, 46, 47; ITAL 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 11A, 11B, 15A, 15B; JAPA 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 4A, 4B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 39; LALS 1; LGBT 11, 12, 15, 18, 75; PHIL 2, 4, 25A, 25C; PHST 30; PIL 1, 2, 10A, 10B, 10C, 39A, 39B; RUSS 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 15A, 15B, 16A, 21, 21A, 21B, 22, 22A, 22B, 41; SPAN 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 5, 5S, 6, 6A, 6B, 7, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 31, 31A, 31B, 32, 32A, 32B; SPCH 8; WOMN 10.

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, 3AC, 4, 8, 11, 12, 15, 20, 25.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 3, 6, 15, 25, 30.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

AFAM 30, 42, 60; ANTH 3AC, 12, 20, 25; ASAM 8, 20, 22, 27, 30, 35, 40, 42; BCST 104; ECON 30; HIST 9, 15A, 15B, 21, 41A, 41B; IDST 37, 40, 45; LALS 1, 9, 10; LGBT 9, 50; POLS 12; PSYC 23.

D-4: Gender Studies

AFAM 60; ANTH 20, 25; ASAM 35; ECON 25; HIST 12A, 12B, 45; IDST 31; LALS 9; LGBT 5, 9, 10, 21, 50; PSYC 25; SOC 25; WOMN 25, 54.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 3, 4, 7.

D-6: History

ASAM 20; HIST 1, 4A, 4B, 5, 9, 12A, 12B, 15A, 15B, 17A, 17B, 18A, 18B, 20, 21, 31, 34, 35A, 35B, 36, 37, 41A, 41B, 45, 48, 49; LALS 1; LBCS 70A, 70B, 88.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AMS 5; ASAM 27; BCST 101, 103, 105; BIO 31; CDEV 53, 67, 97; GEOG 31; HLTH 6, 10, 52, 97, 110, 221, 231; IDST 17, 30, 37; INTR 162; LALS 15; LBCS 15, 96C; PHST 20; SPCH 5; SUST 31.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADMJ 57; IDST 7; LALS 11, 13; POLS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 18, 22, 25, 43, 45.

D-9: Psychology

AFAM 30; CDEV 53, 67; PSYC 1, 2, 4, 10, 11, 21, 23, 25, 26, 32, 40.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADMJ 59, 67; BCST 103; LGBT 10; PE 13; PSYC 4, 32; SOC 1, 2, 3, 21, 25, 35.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CRER 60; EMT 14; HLTH 10, 25, 27, 33, 36, 48, 50, 52, 53, 54, 64, 67, 72, 97, 120; IDST 17, 50; LERN 50; LGBT 21, 24, 70; PSYC 9, 14, 15, 17, 21, 26, 40; SOC 35.
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
ASAM 20 - US 1
HIST 1 - US 1
HIST 9 - US 1
HIST 12A - US 1
HIST 12B - US 1
HIST 17A - US 1
HIST 17B - US 1
HIST 41A - US 1
HIST 41B - US 1
LALS 1 - US 1
LBCS 70A - US 1
LBCS 70B - US 1
POLS 1 - US 2 & US 3