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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Cerritos College

2019 - 2020

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

SPCH 100, 100LC, 120, 130, 130LC, 132, 150.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 100, 100LC, 100S.

A-3: Critical Thinking

ENGL 103, 103LC, 110; PHIL 103, 106; PSYC 103; READ 200; SPCH 235.

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 102, 103, 104, 105L, 106; CHEM 100, 110, 111, 112; ESCI 101, 102, 104, 104L, 106, 110; ENGY 100; GEOG 101, 101L, 103; GEOL 101, 102, 103, 103L, 201, 102L, 204, 207, 208, 209; PHYS 100, 101, 102, 201, 202, 203; PS 100, 112.

B-2: Life Science

A&P 120, 150, 151, 200, 201; ANTH 115, 115L; BIOL 105, 110, 115, 120, 200, 201, 202; BOT 120; MICR 200; PSYC 241; ZOOL 120.

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

FIN 125M; MATH 110A, 110B, 112, 114, 115, 116, 140, 155, 160, 170, 190, 225, 250; PSYC 210.

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)

ARCH 112; ART 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105A, 105B, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 113, 116, 118, 120, 130A, 150, 193; ARTP 100, 160; DANC 100, 101; FILM 159; HUM 108, 109; MUS 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 104B, 105, 180; PHOT 100, 160; RTV 151, 152; TH 101, 102, 103, 104, 150, 151; WGS 118.

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

ART 108, 109, 124, 125, 207; ASL 110, 111, 210, 211, 220; ARTP 150; CHIN 101, 102, 201, 202, 260; ENGL 102, 106, 221A, 221B, 222, 222LC, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 228LC, 230A, 230B, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 235LC, 236, 237, 238, 239, 245, 246A, 246B, 248A, 248B; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 281, 282, 283, 285; GERM 101, 102, 201, 202; HIST 101, 101LC, 102, 102LC, 103, 110, 120, 210, 220, 221, 230, 235, 241, 242, 245, 246, 250, 255, 260, 265, 275; HUM 100, 108, 109, 125; JAPN 101, 102, 201, 202; PHIL 100, 100LC, 102, 102LC, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 130, 140, 200, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206; PHOT 150; POL 240; SPAN 101, 102, 111, 112, 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 245, 260, 285; SPCH 140; WGS 102, 109, 207.

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: Sociology

ANTH 206; HUM 107; PSYC 101; SPCH 115, 125; WGS 105, 107, 115, 209, 250.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ASL 220; ANTH 100, 120, 170, 200, 201, 202, 203, 205; WGS 205.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 102, 201, 201M, 202, 202M, 204; KIN 211; WGS 206.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 201.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 205; ECON 102; HIST 204; KIN 108; PSYC 265; SOC 202; WGS 101, 108, 202, 204, 205, 206.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 102, 105, 140.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 101LC, 102, 102LC, 103, 110, 120, 204, 210, 220, 221, 230, 235, 241, 242, 245, 246, 250, 255, 260, 265, 275; KIN 211; WGS 204.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ASL 220; CD 110; ENVS 200; JOUR 100; SPCH 110.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AJ 101; POL 101, 110, 201, 210, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260.

D-9: Psychology

KIN 211; PSYC 101, 150, 251, 261, 265, 271.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

ASL 220; SOC 101, 110, 120, 201, 202, 205, 210, 215, 230, 250; KIN 211; WGS 202.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
ANTH 205; CD 110; COUN 200, 200LC; HED 100, 101, 103, 105; HO 152; KIN 104, 108; PSYC 150, 245; SOC 110, 120; WGS 103, 108, 205.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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HIST 101 - US 1
HIST 101LC - US 1
HIST 102 - US 1
HIST 102LC - US 1
HIST 103 - US 1
POL 101 - US 2 & US 3
POL 201 - US 2 & US 3