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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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College of the Siskiyous

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 1100, 1200, 1300.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1001.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 1502; PHIL 1004; PHYS 1020.

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 1110; CHEM 1000, 1100, 2000, 2100; GEOG 1110; GEOL 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 1210, 1220; PHYS 1001, 1010, 1105, 1110, 2105, 2110, 2115.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1020; BIO 1000, 1500, 1600, 1700, 2100, 2200, 2600, 2700, 2800; ENVS 1002.

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 1010, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1400, 1500, 2400, 2500, 2600.

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 1000, 1001, 1004, 1006, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1013; COMS 1500; MUS 1004, 1131, 1234, 1633; THEA 1100, 1600, 2000, 2400, 2600.

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

ASL 1020, 1521; ENGL 1019, 1033, 1501, 2036, 2043, 2044, 2046, 2543, 2544, 2546; HIST 1009, 1010, 1046, 1047; HUM 1001, 1005; PHIL 1001, 1003, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1014, 1015, 1020, 1021; SPAN 1010, 1520, 2010, 2520; THEA 2400.

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 1010, 1050, 1070, 1090.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1010, 1020.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ETHN 1001; HIST 1044.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 1080; HIST 1008; SOC 1035.

D-5: Geography

D-6: History

HIST 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1009, 1010, 1017, 1018, 1022, 1042, 1043, 1044, 1046, 1047, 1049.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ADHS 2526; ECE 1002; ENGL 1038; SOC 1002.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLS 1001, 1007.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 1001, 1003, 1004, 1502.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADJ 1001; ECE 1003, 2500; SOC 1001.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BA 1034; ECE 1002, 1999; FCS 1011; HEA 1010; PEMA 1030, 2137; PSY 1001.

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 1017 - US 1
HIST 1018 - US 1
POLS 1001 - US 2 & US 3