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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Lake Tahoe 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

Select one course from each category. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
12-15 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

SPE 101, 104.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENG 102, 103; PHI 104.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Select one course from each category. 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.
12-15 units minimum

B-1: Physical Science

CHM 100, 101, 102, 103, 116, 117; GEG 101, 108, 113; GEL 101, 102, 103, 108, 110; PHS 102, 111, 117; PHY 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 207, 208.

B-2: Life Science

ANT 103; BIO 101, 102, 103, 110, 111, 112, 115, 149, 201, 203, 204, 205, 210, 212; EVS 102, 103; PSY 210.

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

MAT 102, 103A, 103B, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 118, 201, 202, 203, 204.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Select one course from area C-1, one course from area C-2, and one additional course from either C-1 or C-2.
12-15 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ART 101, 102, 103, 106, 107, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119A, 141, 210A, 211, 212, 213, 214, 220A; COMM 130; ENG 218; MUS 101, 102, 103, 104B, 104C, 104D, 104E, 104F; THE 101, 104A, 105A, 105D, 105E, 106A, 108A, 112A, 112B, 112C, 116.

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

ANT 107; ENG 102, 108, 113, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 221; ETH 201, 202A, 202B, 202C, 203A, 203B, 203C; FRE 101, 102, 103; HIS 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 127A, 127B, 127C; HUM 101, 102, 103, 105; ITA 101, 102, 103; JPN 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 203; PHI 101, 103A, 103B, 205, 210, 218; REL 101, 102, 103, 104,105, 107; SNL 101, 102, 103, 108, 201, 202, 203; SPA 101, 102, 103, 110, 201, 202, 203, 210, 211, 212.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

Select one course from D-1 through D-0 (with courses taken in at least two disciplines). Students are expected to complete the American Institutions requirement in this section (courses identified in the American Institution section).
12-15 units minimum

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANT 101, 102, 106, 107, 108; PSY 103.

D-2: Economics

BSN 100; ECO 101, 102; GEG 114.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANT 101; ETH 201, 202A, 202B, 202C; HIS 110.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIS 109; PSY 103; SOC 114.

D-5: Geography

GEG 102, 103, 106.

D-6: History

ETH 203B, 203C; HIS 104, 105, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 127A, 127B, 127C.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COM 122, 125; ETH 203A; PSY 211; REL 104; SPE 102.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CRJ 101; POL 101, 107, 204, 206.

D-9: Psychology

ECE 102; PSY 101, 102, 104, 107, 108, 202.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ECE 103; SOC 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 111, 114.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select a minimum of 4 units from the courses listed below.
4-5 units minimum
COU 108; ECE 100, 102; PEH 100, 101, 102; PET 100, 101, 102A, 104; PSY 101, 102, 103, 106, 107, 108, 111, 113; SOC 102, 114.
No more than two units of Physical Education activity courses my be used to complete this requirement. DAN, PED and PEF courses can be used for this activity course - Check the CSU GE-Breadth Certification Area E course list on the ASSIST www.assist.org.

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
HIS 111 - US 1
HIS 112 - US 1
HIS 113 - US 1
POL 101 - US 2 & US 3