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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Santiago Canyon College

2018 - 2019

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 100, 100H, 101, 110, 111.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101, 101H.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 111; ENGL 102, 102H, 103, 103H; PHIL 110, 110H, 111; READ 150.

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 100L, 102, 103, 112; CHEM 100, 200A, 200AH; ERTH 100, 100L, 111, 120, 121, 130, 160, 200; GEOG 101L, 130; PHYS 100, 150A, 150B, 250A, 250B, 250C; PSC 100.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101L; BIOL 109, 109H, 109HL, 109L, 115, 139, 149, 177, 190, 190L, 211, 212, 214, 221, 229, 231, 239, 259, 290; PSYC 200.

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

MATH 105, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 180H, 185, 203, 219, 219H, 280, 287, 290, 295.

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 100, 100H, 101, 102; DNCE 100; ENGL 233A, 233B; MUS 101, 101H, 102, 103, 104; TELV 103, 104; THEA 100.

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

ASL 110, 111, 116, 210; CHNS 101, 102; ENGL 102, 102H, 231, 232, 233A, 233B, 241, 242, 246, 270, 271, 272, 278; FREN 101, 102, 194, 196, 201, 202; HIST 101, 101H, 102, 102H, 152, 162; ITAL 101, 102, 194, 195, 201, 202; PHIL 106 or 106H, 108, 112, 115, 118, 120; SPAN 101, 101H, 101A+101B, 102, 102H, 194, 195A, 195B, 201, 202.

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

SOC 220.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 100, 100H, 103, 104.

D-2: Economics

ECON 101, 102.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

CHST 101; ENGL 278; ETHN 101; HIST 124; PSYC 170.

D-4: Gender Studies

COMM 225, 225H; ENGL 278; GSWS 101, 102; HIST 127; POLT 221; WMNS 101, 102.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 100, 100H, 102, 140.

D-6: History

HIST 101, 101H, 102 or 102H, 118, 120, 120H, 121, 121H, 122, 124, 126, 127, 133, 152, 162.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CDEV 107, 110; CHST 101; COMM 120, 120H; EDUC 101; CNSL 150; IDS 155, KIN 109; TELV 105.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLT 101, 101H, 110, 200, 200H, 201, 220, 221, 222, 230.

D-9: Psychology

CDEV 107; PSYC 100, 100H, 157, 170, 180, 200, 220, 230, 240, 250; SOC 240.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ 101; SOC 100, 100H, 115, 116, 116H, 130.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

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

E1

CDEV 107; COMM 102; CNSL 101, 116; IDS 155; KIN 104, 110, 111; NUTR 115; PSYC 157, 230; SOC 130.

E2

For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see www.assist.org area E.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIST 118 - US 1
HIST 120 - US 1
HIST 120H - US 1
HIST 121 - US 1
HIST 121H - US 1
HIST 122 - US 1
HIST 124 - US 1
HIST 127 - US 1
POLT 101 - US 2 & US 3
POLT 101H - US 2 & US 3