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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Victor Valley 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 106, 107, 108, 109.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101, 101H.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 104, 104H; PHIL 109, 207; RLST 207.

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

AGNR 170; ASTR 101; CHEM 100, H100, 114, 201, 202, 206, H206, 207, H207, 255, 281, 282; GEOG 101, 101L, 122, 130; GEOL 101, 102, 103, 110; OCEA 101; PHYS 100, 201, 202, 203, 204, 221, 222; PSCI 101, 114, 115.

B-2: Life Science

AGNR 123; ANTH 101, 101L; BIOL 100, 100H, 104, 107, 109, 114, 118, 121, 201, 202, 203, 210, 211, 212, 214, 221, 231, 232; PSYC 109.

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 104, 105, 105H, 116, 119, 120, 120H, 132, 226, H226, 227, 227H, 228, 228H, 231, 270.

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 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 112, 113, 114, 120, 122, 125, 133, 150; CART 133; ENGL 116; KIN 103; Music 100, 101, 102, 103, 115, 116, 117, 118, 131, 202, 204; KIN 103; TA 101, 102, 107, 110, 116.

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

ANTH 106; ASL 122, 123, 124, 125; CMST 105; ENGL 102, H102, 109, 116, 220, 225, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 240, 241, 245, 246, 247; FREN 101, 102, 103, 104; GERM 101, 102, 103, 104; HIST 103, 104, 115, H115, 117, 117H, 118, 118H, 119, 120, 121, 124, 125, 130, 131, 150, 153, 155, 157; LATN 102; PHIL 101, 108, 114, 117, 120, 121; POLS 114; RLST 101, 105, 106, 110, 111, 115, 117; SPAN 101, 101A, 101B, 102, 103, 104; TA 104, 116.

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 101, 102, 103, 105, 106.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 102, 178.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 105, 234; ENGL 234; HIST 150, 153, 157; SOC 107.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 155.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 101, 102, 103, 104.

D-6: History

HIST 103, 104, 115, H115, 117, 117H, 118, 118H, 119, 120, 121, 124, 125, 127, 130, 131, 135, 150, 153, 155, 157; RLST 115.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AGNR 175; CHDV 100, 106; CMST 105; HIST 119.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PHIL 114; POLS 101, 102, 102H, 103, 104, 110, 112, 113, 114, 206, 211.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 101, 101H, 103, 110, 110H, 111, 116, 121, 130, 204, 213.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 101; RLST 113; SOC 101, 102, 103, 107.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ALDH 125; APE 160; CHDV 100; GUID 101, 105, 107; HLTH 102; KIN 104, 150 (taken as a 2-unit course); PSYC 101, 103, 105, 110, 121, 125, 130, 133; SOC 103.
Physical Activity: APE 160; KIN 160, 161, 181, 185C, 186B; PE 162, 163, 164.

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 117 - US 1
HIST 117H - US 1
HIST 118 - US 1
HIST 118H - US 1
HIST 155 - US 1
POLS 102 - US 2
POLS 102H - US 2