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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

Click here to download the GE PDF.

Mission College

2017 - 2018

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

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.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COM 001, COM 001H, COM 004, COM 020, COM 020H; COMM 1, 1H, 20, 20H.

A-2: Written Communication

ENG 01A; ENGL 1A.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COM 020, COM 020H; COMM 20, 20H; ENG 01B, 01C; ENGL 1B, 1C; PHI 002, 003; PHIL 2, 3; POL 020; POLIT 20; REA 054; READ 54.

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.
9 units minimum

B-1: Physical Science

AST 001, 003, 003H, ASTRO 1, 3, 3H; CHEM 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 2, 2L, 12A, 12AH, 12B, 12BH, 30A, 30B, 60; CHM 001A, 001AH, 001B, 001BH, 002, 002L, 007, 012A, 012AH, 012B, 012BH, 030A, 030B, 060; ENGR 3; GEO 001; GEOG 1; PHY 002A, 002B, 004A, 004B, 004C, 010; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 10.

B-2: Life Science

ANT 001; ANTHR 1; BIO 001A, 001B, 004, 010, 010L, 011, 012, 014, 015, 016, 017, 017H, 019, 022, 025, 030, 032, 041, 042, 043, 043H, 047, 048, 048H; BIOSC 1A, 1B, 4, 10, 10L, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 17H, 19, 22, 25, 30, 32, 41, 42, 43, 43H, 47, 48, 48H.

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 000D, 000G, 001, 002, 003A, 003AH, 003B, 004A, 004B, 004C, 008, 009, 010, 010H, 012, 019; MATH D, G, 1, 2, 3A, 3AH, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 8, 9, 10, 10H, 12, 19; SOC 016.

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.
9 units minimum

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

ART 01A, 01B, 01D, 004, 007, 011, 031A, 031B, 033A, 033B, 034A, 034B, 035A, 035B, 047A, 047B, 049A, 049B, 065A, 065B, 067A, 067B, 075A, 075B, 085A, 085B, 088A, 088B; GDES 11, 12, 15; GDS 011, 012, 015; KIN 080; MUS 005, 010, 015A, 015B, 016, 017, 030A, 030B, 031A, 031B, 032A, 036A, 036B, 036D, 041A, 041B, 041C, 041D; MUSIC 5, 10, 16, 17.

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

ARAB 1, 2, 50A; ARB 001, 002, 050A; CHI 001, 002, 050A, 050B; CHIN 1, 50A, 50B; COM 012; COMM 12; ENG 01B, 05A, 05B, 007A, 007B, 015, 043, 048, 070; ENGL 1B, 5A, 5B, 6B, 7A, 7B, 15, 43, 48, 70; FRN 001, 001L, 002, 002L, 003, 004; FRNCH 1, 1L, 2, 2L, 3, 4; HIS 004A, 004AH, 004B, 004BH, 015, 015H, 016, 016H, 017A, 017AH, 017B, 017BH, 033, 033H; HIST 4A, 4AH, 4B, 4BH, 15, 15H, 16, 16H, 17A, 17AH, 17B, 17BH, 33, 33H; HUM 001A, 001B, 007, 015, 016A, 018, 18H, 020, 022, 024; HUMAN 1A, 1B, 7, 15, 16A, 18, 20, 22, 24; JPN 001, 002; JPNS 1, 2; PHI 001, 003, 005; PHIL 1, 3, 5; POL 003, 007; POLIT 3, 7; SPA 001, 001L, 002, 002L, 003, 004, 050A, 050B; SPAN 1, 1L, 2, 2L, 3, 4, 50A, 50B; VIE 001, 002, 049A, 049B; VIET 1, 2, 49A, 49B.

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).
9 units minimum

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANT 001, 003, 055; ANTHR 3, 39A, 55; SOC 39A, 39B.

D-2: Economics

ECON 001A, 001B, 006.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

COU 055; COUNS 55; HUM 016A, 018, 024; HUMAN 16A, 18, 24.

D-4: Gender Studies

NONE

D-5: Geography

GEO 002, 006; GEOG 2, 6.

D-6: History

HIS 004A, 004AH, 004B, 004BH, 015, 015H, 016, 016H, 017A, 017AH, 017B, 017BH, 020, 031, 033, 033H; HIST 4A, 4AH, 4B, 4BH, 15, 15H, 16, 16H, 17A, 17AH, 17B, 17BH, 20, 31, 33, 33H.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

BUS 061; CHD 001, 002, 013; COM 025; COMM 25; GLB 001, 002, 004; GLOBL 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4; HUM 007; HUMAN 7; POL 007; POLIT 7.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POL 001, 001H, 002, 004, 006, 020; POLIT 1, 1H, 2, 4, 6, 20.

D-9: Psychology

POL 005; PSY 001, 001H, 007, 010, 012, 015, 015H, 025, 030; PSYCH 1, 1H, 7, 10, 12, 15, 15H, 25, 30, 33.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ANTHR 39A, 45; PSY 045; PSYCH 45; SOC 001, 001H, 002, 002H, 021, 040, 045, 047, 050, 060.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

Select 3 units from the following.
3 units minimum
ANTHR 45; BIO 025; BIOSC 25; CHD 002, 013, 017; CHL 010; COM 004, 008, 012; COMHL 10; COMM 4, 8, 12; COU 005, 012, 017, 055; COUNS 5, 12, 17, 55; HED 2; KIN 078; NS 15, 52; NTS 015, 052; PSYCH 12, 45; SOC 045.
WHP and KIN Activity Courses (limited to one unit): For a complete list of approved KIN and WHP Activity courses - Check the CSU GE-Breadth Certification Area E course list in the pdf at the top of the page to determine which KIN/WHP Activity courses satisfy the one unit of this requirement.

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
HIST 017A - US 1
HIST 017AH - US 1
HIST 017B - US 1
HIST 017BH - US 1
HIST 020 - US 3
POL 001 - US 2 & US 3
POL 001H - US 2 & US 3