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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Hartnell 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

COM 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 1A, 1B.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COM 2, 7; ENG 1B, 2; PHL 15.

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

ABT 90; AST 1, 1L; CHM 1A, 1B, 12A, 12B, 22, 23, 60; GEG 1; GEL 1, 2, 6, 25; MET 1; OCN 1; PHY 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 10, 32.

B-2: Life Science

ABT 92; ANT 1; BIO 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 6L, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 20, 27, 30, 42, 47, 48, 48L; PSY 10.

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 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 16, 18, 24, 25, 27.

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, 10; ENG 50, 51; ETH 7; MUS 1A, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8; PHO 1; TAC 1, 2, 3, 7, 10, 11, 23, 50, 53, 56.

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

ASL 2, 3; COM 9; ENG 1B, 17, 22, 24, 26, 31, 32, 33, 41, 44A, 44B, 46A, 46B, 47A, 47B, 48; ETH 12, 25; HIS 5A, 5B, 6, 17A, 17B, 40, 47, 55; PHL 2, 10; SPA 1, 1S, 1X, 2, 2S, 2X, 3, 3S, 4, 4S.

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

ANT 1, 2, 3, 10, 15, 20; SOC 42.

D-2: Economics

ABT 53; BUS 32; ECO 1, 5, 10.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

EDU 1; ETH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 25; HIS 46A, 46B; POL 5; SOC 20, 30.

D-4: Gender Studies

ETH 6; HED 7; PSY 42.

D-5: Geography

GEG 1, 10; HIS 4A.

D-6: History

HIS 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6, 8A, 8B, 10, 17A, 17B, 46A, 46B, 47, 49A, 49B, 51, 55.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COM 4, 8; ECE 2; EDU 1; HES 1, 2; PETH 5; PSY 42; TAC 23.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJ 3; ETH 5; POL 1, 2, 3, 5, 6.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 2, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 22, 25, 33, 41.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADJ 1, 51; PSY 6; SOC 1, 5, 15, 20, 30, 41, 42.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BIO 42; COU 1, 23, 27; FCS 14, 23; GEL 25; HED 2, 6, 7; HES 1; PETH 1, 4; PSY 14, 15, 25, 33, 41, 42; SOC 5, 41.

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
ETH 5 - US 2 & US 3
HIS 17A - US 1
HIS 17B - US 1
HIS 40 - US 1
POL 1 - US 2 & US 3
POL 5 - US 2 & US 3