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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Solano Community 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

COMM 1.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 2, 4; PHIL 1, 5.

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 10, 20, 30, 40; CHEM 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 51; ENGR 17, 30, 45; GEOG 1, 1L, 10; GEOL 1, 2, 5, 10; PHYS 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10; PHSC 12.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1, 1L; BIO 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 12L, 14, 15, 16, 16L, 18, 19.

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, 4, 11, 12, 20, 21, 22, 23, 30, 31, 40, 51.

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, 3A, 3B, 10, 11, 12, 30A, 30B; CINA 10, 11; MUSC 5, 7, 8, 13; PHOT 35; THEA 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 48A.

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

ASL 46, 47; ENGL 6, 7, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40, 41, 44, 58; FREN 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 12, 31, 32; GRMN 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 12, 31, 32, 33, 34; HIST 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 17, 18, 28, 29, 30, 31, 37; HUMN 1, 2, 3; INTD 73; ITAL 31, 32, 33, 34; LATN 1, 2, 3; PHIL 3, 4; SPAN 1, 1S, 2, 2S, 3, 4, 11, 12, 25, 26, 31, 32, 33, 34.

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, 7.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1, 2, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

CDFS 53; COUN 55; COMM 12; HIST 28, 29, 31; PLSC 5; PSYC 7; SOC 23; SOCS 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 53A, 53B.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 37; PLSC 19; PSYC 10.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 4, 6.

D-6: History

HIST 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 17, 18, 28, 29, 30, 31, 37.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CDFS 38, 40, 50, 53, 70; COMM 12; HS 51; JOUR 11; PLSC 48G; PSYC 30; SOC 30, 75; SOCS 28, 30, 53A, 53B; TV 50.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CJ 1; IR 1; PHIL 6; PLSC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 16, 19.

D-9: Psychology

CDFS 38; COUN 83; PSYC 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ 1; SOC 1, 2, 23, 40, 45, 75.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BIO 18; BUS 58; CDFS 38, 40, 50, 70; COUN 7, 50, 58, 83, 98; HED 2, 3; KINE 5Q, 5R, 6G, 20A, 20V, 20W; NUTR 10, 54; PSYC 6, 20, 34, 40.

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 17 - US 1
HIST 18 - US 1
HIST 28 - US 1
HIST 29 - US 1
HIST 37 - US 1
PLSC 1 - US 2 & US 3
PLSC 5 - US 2 & US 3