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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Skyline College

2022 - 2023

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 110, 127, 130, 140, 150.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 100, 105, 110.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 127; ENGL 110, 165; PHIL 103, 200.

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 100, 101; CHEM 112, 114, 192, 210, 220, 234, 237, 238, 410; ENVS 100; GEOG 100, 101, 106; GEOL 100, 105, 106, 210, 220; OCEN 100, 101; PHYS 100, 101, 114, 210, 220, 250, 260, 270.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 125, 127; BIOL 101, 110, 111, 130, 140, 145, 150, 170, 171, 215, 230, 240, 250, 260; BTEC 170, 171; ENVS 100, 101; PSYC 220.

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

BUS 113, 120, 123; COMP 262; MATH 130, 150, 200, 201, 211, 222, 225, 241, 242, 243, 251, 252, 253, 270, 275; PSYC 171.

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, 105, 107, 115, 120, 130, 171, 175, 221, 248, 350; DANC 100, 102, 103; FILM 100; MUS 100, 105, 115, 202, 204, 205, 206, 240, 250, 275, 276, 277, 301, 470.

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

ARBC 111, 112; ART 117; ASL 100, 110, 111, 112, 121, 122; CHIN 111, 112, 121; DANC 102; ECE 191; ENGL, 110; FILI 110, 111, 112, 120; FILM 100; HIST 100, 101, 104, 106, 108, 109, 201, 203, 235, 240, 244, 248, 310, 335, 410, 420, 429, 430, 432, 435, 444, 453, 462, 463, 464; LIT. 101, 151, 154, 155, 156, 191, 201, 202, 220, 221, 231, 232, 251, 265, 266, 267, 277, 370, 432; MUS 276, 277; PHIL 100, 160, 240, 280, 300, 312, 320; PLSC 280, 335; SOCI 341; SPAN 110, 111, 112, 120, 121, 122, 130, 140, 160, 220, 230.

Area D: Social Sciences

6 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).
6 units minimum

D--1: Sociology

ADMJ 100; ANTH 180; BUS 101; COMM 150; ECE 201, 901; ECON 210; ETHN 101, 103, 107, 108, 109, 142; HIST 100, 101, 109, 201, 235, 240, 310, 420; KINE 330; PHIL 280; PLSC 280; PSYC 100, 105, 110, 201, 220, 310, 330; SJS 110, 130, 140; SOCI 110, 141.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 110, 150, 155, 165, 170, 360; EDUC 100.

D-2: Economics

ECON 100, 102; PLSC 200.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH 360; BUS 100; HIST 244, 429, 436; PSYC 268.

D-4: Gender Studies

ANTH 165; BUS 100; EDUC 100; HIST 248; JOUR 110; SOCI 160.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 110, 150.

D-6: History

HIST 104, 106, 108, 202, 203, 244, 248, 300, 335, 429, 430, 432, 435, 444, 453; PLSC 335.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

COMM 160; ECE 212, 912; KIN 510; PLSC 315; SOCI 143; SOSC 270.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

LEGL 275; PLSC 115, 130, 200, 210, 310, 320.

D-9: Psychology

PSYC 200, 230, 268, 300, 410.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOCI 100, 105, 160, 201, 341.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
BIOL 310; COUN 100; CRER 137; ECE 201, 901; HSCI 100, 130, 150; KINE 100, 305, 330; PSYC 100, 110, 200, 201, 310, 330; SOCI 110, 160; WELL 718.
For a complete list of all approved PE activity courses for this area see pdf link at the top of the page.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
ETHN 101, 103, 107, 108, 109, 142.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
HIST 108 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 201 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 202 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 235 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 240 - US 3
HIST 244 - US 1 & US 2
HIST 310 - US 3
HIST 429 - US 2
LEGL 275 - US 2
PLSC 200 - US 2 & US 3
PLSC 210 - US 1 & US 2
PLSC 301 - US 3

(page last modified: 08/09/2023)