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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Grossmont College

2017 - 2018

To verify historical GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org.

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 122, 130.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 120

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 137, 145; ENGL 124; PHIL 125, 130; SCI 110.

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 110, 112, 120; CHEM 102, 110, 113, 115, 116, 120, 141, 142, 231, 232, 241, 242, 241L, 242L; GEOG 120, 121, 140; GEOL 104, 110, 111, 121, 210, 220; OCEA 112, 113; PHYC 110, 130, 131, 140, 240, 241; PSC 100, 110, 111;
SCI 110.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 130, 131; BIO 105, 110, 112, 114, 118, 120, 140, 141, 141L, 144, 145, 152, 230, 240.

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

ANTH 215 or BIO 215 or ECON 215 or PSY 215 or SOC 215 or MATH 160 (Stat); MATH 120, 125, 126, 160, 170, 175, 176, 178, 180, 245, 280, 281, 284, 285; PSC 120.

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 100, 120, 126, 130, 140, 141, 142, 143, 145, 146, 147; CCS 126, 134; DANC 110, 120; HUM 110, 120; MCOM 111; MUS 110, 111, 115, 116, 117, 123; PHOT 154; RELG 140, 170; THTR 101, 110, 143, 144.

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

ARBC 120, 121, 122, 123, 148, 220, 221, 250, 251; ASL 120, 121, 140, 220, 221; CHIN 120, 121, 220, 221, 250, 251; COMM 136, 144; CCS 122, 123, 135, 144, 147, 149, 152, 236, 237, 238; ENGL 112, 118, 122, 201, 215, 217, 218, 219, 221, 222, 225, 226, 227, 228, 231, 232, 236, 237, 238, 241, 242; FREN 120, 121, 152, 220, 221, 250, 251; GERM, 120, 121, 220, 221, 250, 251; HIST 100, 101, 103, 105, 106, 126, 135, 136, 137, 148; HUM 110, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 160, 170; ITAL 120, 121, 220, 221, 250, 251; JAPN 120, 121, 149, 220, 221, 250, 251; PHIL 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 118, 140, 141, 145, 150, 155; RELG 120, 130, 140, 150, 170; RUSS 120, 121, 220, 221, 250, 251; SPAN 120, 121, 122, 123, 141, 145, 220, 221, 250, 251; THTR 143, 144.

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 120, 140.

D-2: Economics

ECON 110, 120 121, 261.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 120; COMM 144; CCS 114, 115, 118, 119, 124, 125, 128, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 143, 144, 145, 152, 180, 181; FREN 152; HIST 118, 119, 130, 131, 180, 181; PSY 125; SOC 114; SPAN 145.

D-4: Gender Studies

CCS 116, 154, 155; HIST 122, 123, 154, 155; SOC 140.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 100, 101, 106, 130, 170.

D-6: History

CCS 118, 119, 130, 131, 135, 147, 154, 155, 180, 181; HIST 100, 101, 103, 105, 106, 108, 109, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 122, 123, 124, 126, 130, 131, 136, 137, 148, 154, 155, 180, 181.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD 125; COMM 124, 128; CCS 114; FS 120; MCOM 110; POSC 155; SOC 114, 125, 130.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AOJ 110; POSC 120, 121, 124, 130, 140, 150, 160.

D-9: Psychology

CD 125; CCS 125; PSY 120, 125, 134, 138, 140, 150, 170, 220; SOC 138.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CCS 114, 115, 131, 145; FS 115; PSY 138; SOC 114, 120, 125, 130, 138.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BUS 195; CD 125, 145; CCS 127; COUN 120; ENGL 219; FS 110, 120, 129; HED 120, 155, 158, 201, 255; HESC 110; PSY 132, 134, 140, 150, 180, 220; SOC 125.

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 American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
CCS or HIST 118 - US 1
CCS or HIST 119 - US 1
CCS or HIST 130 - US 1
CCS or HIST 131 - US 1
CCS or HIST 180 - US 1
CCS or HIST 181 - US 1
HIST 108 - US 1
HIST 109 - US 1
HIST 114 - US 1
HIST 115 - US 1
HIST 118 - US 1
HIST 119 - US 1
HIST 122 - US 1 & 2
HIST 123 - US 1 & 3
HIST 124 - US 3
HIST 130 - US 1
HIST 131 - US 1
HIST 180 - US 1 & 2
HIST 181 - US 1
POSC 121 - US 2 & US 3
POSC 140 - US 3
For the Academic Year 2007-08 and Beyond:
POSC 121 and any course designated as US-1 or the following combinations:
One of the following:
HIST 108, 114, 118, 122, 130, 180
And one of the following:
HIST 109, 115, 119, 123, 131, 181 or POSC 140