General Education

2020—2021 California State University (CSU)

GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH

Courses in multiple areas may be used in one GE AREA only.
Area A ‐ ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION AND CRITICAL THINKING

9 units required. Complete one course each from A1, A2, and A3 with a grade of "C" or higher.

A1 ‐ Oral Communication: COMM 100, 101, 103, 104, 105

A2 ‐ Written Communication: ENGL 150

A3 ‐ Critical Thinking: COMM 104; ENGL 130, 151, 155; PHIL 112

Area B ‐ SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

9 units required. Complete one course each from B1, B2, and B4. B3 requirement can be fulfilled either by courses with an asterisk (*) from B1/B2, or by a B3 laboratory course that is paired with the lecture course in B1 or B2.

B1 ‐ Physical Science

ASTR 101; BIOL/ENVS 138*; BIOL/ELND 160; CHEM 105, 110*, 114*, 115*, 131*, 132*, 132E, 231*, 232*, 232E; GEOG 101,112; GEOL 103, 109, 110, 114, 120, 121*; PHYS 108A*, 108AC, 108B*, 108BC, 110, 207A*, 207B*, 207C*

B2 ‐ Life Science

ANTH 101; BIOL/KIN 107, BIOL 109, 110, 112A*, 112B*, 112C*, 120*, 141, 162*, 224*, 235*, 240*; BIOL/ENVS 138*, BIOL/ENVS/GEOG 141

B3 ‐ Laboratory Activity

B1 or B2 course with *
OR ANTH 101L; ASTR 117L; BIOL 110L, 113; CHEM 105L; GEOG 101L, GEOL 120L; PHYS 110L

B4 ‐ Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (a grade of "C" or higher required)

COMP/MATH 117, MATH/STAT 115, MATH 104, 105, 109, 114, 116, 117, 121, 122, 123, 124, 223, 224; STAT 106

Area C ‐ ARTS & HUMANITIES

9 units required. Complete at least one course from C1 and one course from C2.

C1 ‐ Arts

ARCH 100, 101, 102, ART 101,102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 118, 130, 134, 140, 144, 146, 148, 152, 165, 170, 180, 185, 190, 195, 197; ART/ETST 108; DANC 101, 108; DRAM 103, 110, 150, 260; FILM/HUM 109A, 109B; MUS 101, 102, 105, 106, 108, 109

C2 ‐ Humanities

ASL 101, 102, 110, 203; CHIN 101,102; COMM 106; DRAM 116, 117; ENGL 202, 203, 208, 212, 214, 218, 219, 220, 221A, 221B, 222, 223, 224, 225, 230, 235, 237, 240, ENGL/HUM 242; ETST 154; FREN 101, 102, 108A, 203, 204, 225, 226, 228A, 228B; HIST 110, 111, 112; HUM 100A, 100B, 101, 118, 125; ITAL 101, 102, 108A, 108B, 203, 204, 225, 226, JPNS 101, 102, 203, 204, 225, 226; PHIL 110, 111, 115, 116, 117, 118; SPAN 101, 101AB, 102, 102AB, 108A, 128A, 150AB, 203, 204, 207, 208, 225, 226, 228C, 230A, 230B, 230C

C1 or C2

Area D ‐ SOCIAL SCIENCES

9 units required. Complete 3 courses from at least 2 different subjects.

AJ 204; ASL 110; ANTH 102, 103, 104, 110, 204, 208, 215, BEHS/PSY/SOC 205; BEHS 103 or BIOL 108A; BEHS 114, 130, 223; BIOL/PSY 251; BUS 101; COMM 102, 110, 160; ECE 110, 112; ECON 101, 102, 120; ETST 110, 111, 112, ETST/HIST 121, 151, 214, 216; GEOG 100, 102, 109; HIST 100, 101, 102, 103, 109, 110, 111, 112, 117, 118, 206, 238, HIST/POLS 211, 212; POLS 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 117, 201, 210, 219, 220; PSY 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 145, 204; SOC 110, 112, 114, 130, 223, PSY/SOC 140, 230

Area E ‐ LIFELONG LEARNING & SELF‐DEVELOPMENT

3 units required.

BEHS 103 or BIOL 108A, BEHS 114, 118; BIOL 100; COUN 110, 130, 179; DANC 109AB, 111ABCD, 119AB, 122AB, 123AB, 126ABCD, 128AB, 130ABCD, 133AB, 135A, 160A; ECE 110, HED 115, 130, 140; PSY 110, 111, 112, 114, 145; PSY/SOC 140

U.S. HISTORY, CONSTITUTION & AMERICAN IDEALS

CSU graduation requirement. Complete two courses: one from US-1, the other from US-2 & US-3. May overlay with Area D.

US - 1: ETST 111, 112, ETST/HIST 121, 151, HIST 100, 117, 118
US - 2 & US - 3: POLS 100, 101