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GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Antelope Valley College

2021 - 2022

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 101, 103.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGL 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 115; ENGL 102, 103; PHIL 101, 106, 110, 201.

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 101, 101L; CHEM 101, 102, 110, 120, 210, 220; ERSC 101; GEOG 101, 101L, 102, 102L; GEOL 101, 101L, 102, 102L; PHYS 101, 102, 110, 120, 211; PSCI 101.

B-2: Life Science

ANTH 101, 101L; BIOL 101, 101L, 102, 103, 104, 110, 120, 201, 202, 204, 205.

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

CIS 121; MATH 110, 115, 116, 124, 128, 135, 140, 148, 150, 160, 220, 230, 250.

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, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 113, 132, 135, 137, 140, 145, 163, 170, 213; COMM 112, 114; DA 101; FTV 101, 107, 108, 201, 203, 251; HIST 115; MUS 101, 105, 108, 111, 121, 126, 131, 132, 151, 160, 166, 185, 231, 251A, 251B, 253A, 253B; MUSC 102, 103, 107, 108, 173, 220A, 273; PHOT 107; PHTC 101, 150, 201; THA 101, 102, 110, 130, 225.

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

CHIN 101, 102, 201, 202; COMM 112, 217, 219; DFST 101, 102, 201, 202; ENGL 102, 111, 112, 221, 222, 225, 227, 230, 231, 235, 242, 253, 256, 257, 259, 265, 279; ETHN 110HI, 111HI, 253EN, 256EN, 257EN; FREN 101, 102, 201, 202, 203; FTV 203, 251; GER 101, 102, 201, 202; HIST 101, 102, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 111, 113, 115, 118, 119; LATN 101, 102, 201; MUSC 108; NF 150; PHIL 105, 106, 108, 109; PHOT 107; SPAN 101, 102, 110SS, 201, 202, 203, 210SS, 220SS; THA 239.

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

AJ 206; ANTH 110, 112; BUS 212; CFE 102, 103; DFST 105, 106; ECON 101; ETHN 110AN, 110HI, 111HI, 112AN; HIST 101, 102, 105, 107, 108, 110, 111, 114, 118, 119; POLS 101, 200; PSY 200, 236; SOC 200.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH 102, 103, 140.

D-2: Economics

ECON 100, 102, 110.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

POLS 202; SOC 110.

D-4: Gender Studies

SOC 116.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 105, 106, 110.

D-6: History

HIST 104, 113, 116.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

SOC 116, SOC 120.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

POLS 103, 201, 202, 203; PSY 212.

D-9: Psychology

PSY 101, 201, 212, 230, 232, 233, 234, 235.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 101, 105, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 120.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CFE 102; COMM 107; DA 108, 111;
HD 101, 102, 105; HE 101, 120; NF 100, 103, 150; PSY 212, 236; SOC 111, 116, 120.

Area F: Ethnic Studies

3 semester units required.
3 units minimum
No Course Approvals.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

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ETHN 110HI - US 1
ETHN 111HI - US 1
HIST 107 - US 1
HIST 108 - US 1
HIST 110 - US 1
HIST 111 - US 1
POLS 101 - US 2 & US 3

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