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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Yuba College

2016 - 2017

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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

SPECH 1, 3, 6, 7.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 1B, 1C; PHIL 12; SPECH 3.

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

ASTRO 1, 1L, 11; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 10, 18A, 18B; ECOL 10, 11, 12; GEOG 1; GEOL 10, 10L, 11L, 12, 20; PHYSC 10A, 10AL, 10B, 10C; PHYS 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C.

B-2: Life Science

AG 45, 45L; ANTHR 1; BIOL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 10L, 11, 15, 24, 25; ECOL 10, 11, 12; PLSCI 20, 20L, 22, 22L.

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 1A, 1B, 1C, 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 20, 21, 25; STAT 1.

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 1A, 1B, 1C, 3A, 3B, 5, 20, 31; ASIAN 31; ENGL 34; HUMAN 3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 26A, 26B, 31, 33, 34; MUSIC 1, 1A, 1B, 3, 8A, 8B, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18; SPECH 2; THART 10, 33, 34.

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

ASIAN 31; ECE 39; ENGL 1B, 30A, 30B, 31A, 31B, 36, 37, 39, 42, 46A, 46B; FRNCH 1; HIST 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 7, 14, 15, 16A, 16B, 17A, 17B; HUMAN 10, 11, 12, 20, 31; MUSIC 12; PHIL 1, 2, 3, 6, 20; POLSC 6; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 20A, 20B, 35, 36; SPECH 2.

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, 3.

D-2: Economics

ECON 1A, 1B.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ETHN 1; HIST 7, 14, 15, 16A, 16B; SOCIL 5.

D-4: Gender Studies

HIST 29; PSYCH 31; SOCIL 6, 10.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2.

D-6: History

HIST 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 7, 14, 15, 16A, 16B, 17A, 17B, 29.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ECE 3, 31; MCOMM 2; PSYCH 46; SOCIL 8; SPECH 8.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

PHIL 6; POLSC 1, 6, 7.

D-9: Psychology

PSYCH 1A, 12, 22, 31, 33, 41, 46.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

AJ 10, 19; HUSEV 15; SOCIL 10;

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
COUNS 10, 25; ECE 3, 5; GNBUS 25; HLTH 1, 3; HUSEV 15; PSYCH 1A, 12, 31, 33, 41, 46; SOCIL 30.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

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 15 - US 1
HIST 16A - US 1
HIST 16B - US 1
HIST 17A - US 1
HIST 17B - US 1
*HIST 17A + 17B - US 1 & US 2 & US 3
POLSC 1 - US 2 & US 3
* The combination of HIST 17A and 17B may be used to satisfy the complete US History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement