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University Catalog 2018-2019 
University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Lower Division Courses

Effective: Fall Semester 2016

A. Basic Subjects: 9 Units Total

American Institutions: 6 Units Total


1 Course US History

1 Course US Constitutional/ State & Local Government

**Transfer students that have completed the US Constitution

requirements and not the State & Local Government.

requirement, may take POL 2000 in place of POL 1000.

B. Natural Science and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning: 9 Units Total

C. Arts and Humanities: 6 Units Total

C1 Arts

C2 Humanities


1 Course each C1, C2

D. Social Sciences: 6 Units Total


2 courses from any two disciplines  OR:  2 courses from two different disciplines   

E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development: 3 Units Total


1 course


•GE requirements must add up to at least 48 semester units. (39 Lower Division, 9 Upper Division units).
•An Introduction to Higher Education course (IHE) is required of all first-time freshman.
•A minimum C- grade in A1, A2, A3, and B4 classes is required. This does not apply to meeting prerequisite for courses that require these courses to be completed with a grade of C or better.   
•A minimum C grade average in general education is required of all students following the Fall 2016 or later catalog.
•Civic Learning/Community Engagement Requirement (6 semester units). Three semester units will be fulfilled by completing the IHE course. One (cl)course must be completed at the upper division general education level. These courses are designated as (cl) after the course listing.
•Diversity Requirement (6 semester units). Students must complete one race/ethnicity (re) course and one diversity(d) course or another race/ethnicity (re) course. These courses are designated as (re) and (d) after the course listing.
•Writing Intensive Requirement (6 semester units). Students must complete two writing intensive (wi) courses, with at least one in their major. These courses are designated as (wi) after the course listing.