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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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West Los Angeles 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 101, 121, 151.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGLISH 102, 103; PHILOS 6, 8, 9.

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

ASTRON 1, 5; CHEM 51, 60, 101, 102, 211, 212, 221; EARTH 1, 2; ENV SCI 1, 12, 13; GEOG 1, 15; GEOLOGY 1, 6; OCEANO 1;PHYS SC 1, 14; PHYSICS 6, 7, 37, 38, 39.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 1; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 3, 3A, 3B, 6, 7, 10; CHEM 66; ENV SCI 2; MICRO 20; PHYSIOL 1; PSYCH 2.

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

CO SCI 942; MATH 215, 227, 235, 236, 240, 241, 245, 260, 261, 262, 263, 270, 275.

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 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, 109, 111, 115, 141, 201, 501, 502, 708, 709; CINEMA 3, 4, 107; DANCEST 805; HISTORY 40; MUSIC 101, 111, 121, 122, 136, 141; PHILOS 40; PHOTO 27, 27A, 27B; THEATER 100, 110, 200, 505.

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

ARABIC 1, 2; ART 117; ASIAN 3; ASL 1, 2; CHINESE 1, 10; ENGLISH 102, 127, 203, 204, 205, 206, 209, 215, 219, 234, 239; FRENCH 1, 2, 3, 4, 10; HISTORY 1, 2, 86, 87; HUMAN 1, 30, 31, 60, 77; JAPAN 1, 2, 21; PHILOS 1, 12, 14, 20, 24, 28, 33, 40, 41, 41H; SPANISH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 21&22 (same as Span 1).

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

ANTHRO 102, 103, 104, 109, 121, 132, 134; PSYCH 13

D-2: Economics

BUS 1; ECON 1, 2, 10, 11.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

AFRO AM 4, 5; ANTH 132; ART 117; ASIAN 3; CHICANO 8; CHINESE 10; ENGLISH 219, 234; HISTORY 41, 42, 43, 44; SPANISH 10.

D-4: Gender Studies

HISTORY 1.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2, 7.

D-6: History

AFRO AM 4, 5; CHICANO 8; HISTORY 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 27, 29, 41, 42, 43, 44, 74, 86, 87.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ADDICST 1; PSYCH 13, 64; COMM 122.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADM JUS 4; LAW 3; POL SCI 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, 17, 60; SPANISH 10.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 1; PSYCH 1, 3, 8, 14, 41, 52.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ADM JUS 1, 67; SOC 1, 2, 11.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum

E-1: Integrated Courses

COUNSEL 20, 40; COUNFAM & CS 21; HEALTH 7, 11; PSYCH 14, 41, 52, 64.

E-2: Activity Courses

DANCEST 814, 815, 816, 822, 826; DANCETQ 111, 112, 121, 122, 123, 124, 141, 142, 151, 152, 333, 437, 463; KIN 229, 232, 245, 250, 250-1, 250-2, 250-3, 251, 251-1, 251-2, 251-3, 272, 286, 287, 288, 291, 303, 303-1, 303-2, 303-3, 303-4, 326, 326-1, 326-2, 329, 331, 334-1, 324-2, 335-1, 345, 350, 350-1, 350-2, 351, 351-1, 351-2, 351-3, 386, 387, 388, 389, 391; KIN ATH 503, 504, 506, 508, 511, 516, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 557, 558, 563.

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
AFRO AM 4 - US 1
AFRO AM 5 - US 1
CHICANO 8 - US 1
ECON 10 - US 1
HISTORY 11 - US 1
HISTORY 12 - US 1
HISTORY 41 - US 1
HISTORY 42 - US 1
HISTORY 43 - US 1
HISTORY 44 - US 1
POL SCI 1 - US 2 & US 3