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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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San Diego City 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

COMS 103, 135, 170.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101, 105.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMS 160; ENGL 205; PHIL 100, 205.

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 101, 109, 111; CHEM 100, 100L, 111, 111L, 130, 130L, 152, 152L, 200, 200L, 201, 201L, 231, 231L, 233, 233L, 251; ENGN 110; GEOG 101, 101L; GEOL 100, 101, 104, 111, 120; MCTR 120A; PHYN 100, 101; PHYS 100, 125, 126, 180A, 180B, 181A, 181B, 195, 196, 197.

B-2: Life Science

Anth 102, 104; Biol 101, 107, 109, 110, 111, 115, 130, 180, 205, 210A, 210B, 215, 230, 235; PSYC 260.

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

BIOL 200; BUSE 115; MATH 104, 107+107L, 115, 116, 118, 119, 121, 122, 141, 150, 151, 181, 182, 210A, 210B, 245, 252, 254, 255; PSYC 258.

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)

ARTF 100, 109, 110, 111, 115, 125; ARTG 118; BLAS 110, 120; CHIC 230; DANC 181; DRAM 105, 107, 109, 111, 136, 137; MUSI 100, 103, 109, 111; PHOT 150; RTVF 160, 162.

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

AMSL 115, 116, 215, 216; ARAB 101, 102, 201A; BLAS 150, 155; CHIC 130, 135, 138, 190, 203, 204, 210; ENGL 208, 209, 210, 211, 215, 216, 220, 221, 237, 238, 240; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202; GERM 101, 102, 201; HIST 100, 101, 105, 106, 120, 121; HUMA 101, 102, 103, 106, 201, 202; ITAL 101, 102, 201; PHIL 102A, 102B, 104A, 104B, 105, 106, 107, 108, 111, 125, 126, 130, 131; RUSS 101, 102; SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202, 215, 216; SUST 102.

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 103, 106, 107, 210, 215.

D-2: Economics

ECON 120, 121.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 210, 215; BLAS 100, 104, 115, 116, 130, 135, 140A, 140B; CHIC 110A, 110B, 141A, 141B, 150, 170, 201; HIST 123; SOCO 150.

D-4: Gender Studies

CHIC 170; GEND 101; PHIL 126; RTVF 162.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 104, 154.

D-6: History

BLAS 140A, 140B, 145A, 145B; CHIC 141A, 141B, 150; HIST 100, 101, 105, 106, 109, 110, 115A, 115B, 120, 121, 123.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

AGRI 100; CHIL 101, 103, 141; COMS 135; CRES 101; DJRN 100; ENGL 202; FUTR 101, 102, 103; GDEV 101; HUMS 101; JOUR 202; PEAC 101, 102, 201; RTVF 101; SOCO 223; SUST 101.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADJU 101; BLAS 135; POLI 101, 102, 103, 140; SOCO 223.

D-9: Psychology

BLAS 104; PSYC 101, 111, 123, 135, 137, 155, 166, 211, 230, 245.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

BLAS 115, 116, 130; SOCO 101, 110, 125, 145, 150, 201, 220, 223.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CHIL 101, 103; BIOL 135, 165; BUSE 120; COMS 180; HEAL 101; HUM 101; PERG 120, 130, 140; PHIL 100; SOCIO 145.
Physical Education: EXSC 125A, 125B, 125C, 125D, 126A, 126B, 126C, 126D, 134, 135A, 135B, 135C, 135D, 145A, 145B, 145C, 145D; NUTR 150; PSYC 111, 135, 137, 230.

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
BLAS 140A - US 1 & US 2
BLAS 140B - US 1 & US 3
CHIC 141A - US 1 & US 2
CHIC 141B - US 1 & US 3
HIST 109 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 110 - US 1 & US 3
HIST 115A - US 1 & US 2
HIST 115B - US 1 & US 3
HIST 123 - US 1 & US 3
POLI 102 - US 2 & US 3