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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Shasta 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 54, 54H, 60, 60H.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A, 1AH.

A-3: Critical Thinking

CMST 40, 40H; ENGL 1B, 1BH, 1C, 1CH; PHIL 8.

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, 2; AGPS 24; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 6, 10, 11, 16, 70, 71; ESCI 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18; GEOG 1A, 1AL; PHSC 1; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C.

B-2: Life Science

AGAS 19; AGEH 33; AGNR 60, 61; AGPS 20; ANAT 1; ANTH 1; BIOL 1, 5, 6, 10, 10L, 11, 12; BOT 1; ESCI 6; MICR 1; NHIS 5, 15; PHY 1; ZOOL 1.

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, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 41A, 41B.

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 1, 2, 3, 4, 6; CMST 30, 30H; ENGL 14; HUM 2, 4; MUS 10, 11, 14, 15, 16; THTR 1, 5, 8, 9.

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

ASL 1, 2, 3, 4; CHIN 1; ENGL 1B, 1BH, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 13A, 13B, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 31, 33, 36; FREN 1, 2, 3, 4; GERM 1, 2; HIST 2, 3; HUM 2, 4, 70; JAPN 1, 2, 3, 4, 19, 20; PHIL 6, 7, 8, 14; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 19, 20.

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, 14, 25; ARCH 3.

D-2: Economics

AGAB 54; ECON 1A, 1B.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 25; GEOG 7; HIST 25, 35; PSYCH 20; SOC 25.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOC 30.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 1B, 5, 7, 8.

D-6: History

HIST 1A, 1B, 2, 3, 17A, 25, 35, 36, 38, 40, 55, 57.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AGNR 11; AGPS 25; CMST 10, 20, 20H; ECE 1, 9; JOUR 21; PSYC 5, 41.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJU 10; POLS 1, 2, 20, 25.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 1A, 1AH, 14, 15, 17, 20, 46.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1, 1H, 2, 15, 25, 30, 70.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ECE 1, 2, 9; FSS 16, 18, 25, 25H, 26, 60; HLTH 1, 2, 3; PSYC 1A, 1AH, 5, 14; STU 1.

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 17A - US 1
HIST 17B - US 1
POLS 2 - US 2 & US 3