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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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DeAnza College

2018 - 2019

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.
12-15 units minimum units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 1, 1H, 10, 10H.

A-2: Written Communication

EWRT 1A, 1AH; ESL 5.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 8, 8H, 9, 9H, 15, 15H; EWRT 2, 2H; PHIL 3, 4, 7.

Area B: Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning

Select one course from each category. One Physical or Life Science must include a laboratory experience (underlined). Courses in area B-4 must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
12-15 units minimum

B-1: Physical Science

ASTR 4, 10, 15L; CHEM 1A, 1B, 1C, 10, 25, 30A, 30B; GEO 1; GEOL 10, 20; MET 10, 10/10L, 20L; PHYS 2A, 4A, 10.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 1, 1H, 1/1L, 7; BIOL 6A, 6AH, 6B, 6C, 6CH, 10, 10H, 11, 13, 15, 26, 40C; ESCI 1, 1/1L, 19, 20.

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

EDUC 46; MATH 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 1C, 1CH, 1D, 1DH, 2A, 2AH, 2B, 2BH, 10, 10H, 11, 12, 17, 22, 23, 41, 41H, 42, 42H, 43, 43H, 44, 46; PSYC 15; SOC 15.

Area C: Arts and Humanities

Take one course from area C-1 and one course from area C-2 and one additional C-1 or C-2 course (students are advised/encouraged to take EWRT 1B or ESL 6 if transferring to SJSU).
12-15 units minimum

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

ARTS 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2F, 2G, 2H, 2J, 2K, 2L, 3TC, 3TD, 3TE; DANC 38A; ELIT 6; ES 3; F/TV 1, 1H, 2A, 2AH, 2AW, 2AWH, 2B, 2BH, 2BW, 2C, 2CH, 2CW, 2CWH, 48, 75G; HUMI 1, 1H, 14, 15; ICS 5, 14, 33, 45; INTL 10, 21, 22, 23, 24; MUSI 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E; PHTG 7, 21; THEA 1; WMST 3C.

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

COMM 7; ELIT 8, 10, 10H, 11, 12, 17, 17H, 19, 21, 22, 24, 38, 39, 40, 41, 41H, 44, 46A, 46AH, 46B, 46BH, 46C, 46CH, 47A, 47B, 48A, 48AH, 48B, 48BH, 48C, 48CH, 60, 61; ESL 6; EWRT 1B, IBH, 1C, 30; F/TV 1, 1H, 2A, 2AH, 2AW, 2AWH, 2B, 2BW, 2C, 2CH, 2CW, 2CWH; FREN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; GERM 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; HIST 6A, 6AH, 6B, 6BH, 6C, 6CH; HNDI 1, 2, 3; HUMI 1, 1H, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 9H, 10, 13, 16, 18, 18H, 20; ICS 11, 12, 24, 35, 44, 46; INTL 11, 13; ITAL 1, 2, 3; JAPN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; KORE 1, 2, 2H, 3, 3H; LING 1; MAND 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PERS 1, 2, 3; PHIL 1, 2, 8, 14A, 14B, 14C, 20A, 20B, 20C, 24, 30, 49; RUSS 1, 2, 3; SIGN 1, 2, 3; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; VIET 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: WMST 8, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 31, 49.

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).
12-16 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

E S 4; ECON 3H; F/TV 10H; HUMA 10H; POLI 1H; WMST 1.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 2, 2H, 3, 4, 5, 6; ICS 37.

D-2: Economics

BUS 21; ECON 1, 1H, 2, 2H, 3, 4, 5.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ADMJ 29; ARTS 2F; HIST 18A, 18B; ICS 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 18A, 18B, 20, 21, 22, 29, 30, 31, 32, 36, 41, 42, 43, 55; POLI 16; WMST 8, 25, 26, 27.

D-4: Gender Studies

ARTS 3TC; HIST 9, 9H; HUMA 10; ICS 4, 26; PSYC 12; SOC 28; WMST 1, 3C, 8, 9, 9H, 12, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31.

D-5: Geography

GEO 4, 5, 10; ICS 19.

D-6: History

ARTS 2F, 3TC; CIS 2; HIST 2, 3A, 3AH, 3B, 3BH, 3C, 3CH, 6A, 6AH, 6B, 6BH, 6C, 6CH, 7A, 7B, 9, 9H, 10, 10H, 16A, 16B, 17A, 17AH, 17B, 17BH, 17C, 17CH, 18A, 18B, 19A, 19B, 28; ICS 5, 16A, 16B, 18A, 18B, 22, 28, 32, 37, 38A, 38B, 42, 43; INTL 19A, 19B; WMST 3C, 9, 9H.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

ANTH 4; CD 10G, 10H, 12; COMM 7, 7H, 70, 70H; ES 1, 3; F/TV 10; HIST 2; HUMA 10, 30; ICS 4, 7H, 17, 17H, 25, 27, 27H, 36, 37, 47; INTL 5, 8, 33; JOUR 2; KNES 54; POLI 15, 16, 17, 17H; PSYC 1, 10G, 10H; SOC 1, 5, 28; WMST 28.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

ADMJ 29; BUS 21; ICS 29; PHIL 10; POLI 1, 2, 3, 5.

D-9: Psychology

HUMA 10; PSYC 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 24, 51; WMST 12.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1, 14, 20, 28, 29, 35; WMST 28.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

No more than 2 units of PE/DANC activity may apply.
4-5 units minimum

E-3: Non-Activity Courses

BUS 56; CD 64; CIS 2; CLP 70; COMM 16, 16H; ES 2; ESCI 30; HIST 9, 9H; HLTH 21; HUMA 10, 10H, 20, 30; HUMI 16; NUTR 10; PSYC 8, 9, 12, 14, 51; WMST 1, 9, 9H, 12.

E-2: Activity Courses

For a complete list of all approved KNES and PE activity courses for this area see pdf link at the top of the page.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIST 17A - US 1
HIST 17B - US 1
HIST 17C - US 1
HIST 17CH - US 1
POLI 1 - US 2 & US 3
POLI 1H - US & US 3
Successful completion of the "California Challenge Exam" will fulfill the US-3