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Moorpark College

2023 - 2024

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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 M01, M01H, M02.

A-2: Written Communication


A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM M07, M25; ENGL M01B, M01BH, M01C, M01CH; JOUR M02; PHIL M05, M07, M09.

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

AST M01, M01L; CHEM M01A, M01AH, M01B, M07A, M07B, M11, M12, M13; ENSC M01, M01L, M02, M03, M03L; GEOG M01, M01L, M05; GEOL M02, MO2H, M02L, M03, M03L, M05, M05L, M18, M61, M121; PHSC M01, M01L; PHYS M01, M01L, M10A, M10AL, M10B, M10BL, M20A, M20AL, M20B, M20BL, M20C, M20CL.

B-2: Life Science

ANAT M01; ANPH M01; ANSC M17; ANTH M01, M01H, M01L; BIOL M01, M02A, M02AH, M02B, M02BH, M02C, M03, M05, M06, M16, M16L, M17, M18; BOT M01, M06; EATM M17; ENSC M02; MICR M01; PHSO M01, M01H; PSY M02, M02H; ZOO M01.

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

CS M155; MATH M05, M06, M07, M10, M11, M12, M15, M15H, M16A, M16B, M21, M25A, M25AH, M25B, M25BH, M25C, M31, M35, M37DS, M42DS; PSY M125; SOC M125.

Area C: Arts and Humanities

9 semester units required with at least one course each in Arts and Humanities(students are advised to take ENGL M01B if transferring to SJSU).
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

ARTH M30, M70, M100, M100H, M110, M120, M130, M150; COMM M05; DANC M01, M01H, M03, M31; DES M100, M100H, M101, M101H; FTMA M101, M102, M103, M104, M105, M106, M107, M108, M109, M110; HUM M07; MUS M01, M04, M04H, M08, M08H, M09A, M09AH, M09B, M09BH; PHOT M10, M40; THA M01, M01H, M02A, M04, M04H.

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

CHIN M100; COMM M26; ENGL M01B, M01BH, M10A, M10B, M13A, M13B, M14, M15A, M15B, M16, M17, M20, M29A, M29B, M30, M30A, M30B, M31, M40; ESL M13; FREN M100, M110; FTMA M102, M108; GERM M100, M110; HIST M150, M152, M160, M162, M170, M180; HUM M07, M10A, M10B, M11, M14; ITAL M100, M110; JAPN M100, M110; JOUR M05; LAT M100; PHIL M01, M01H, M02, M02H, M03, M08, M11, M12, M13, M14, M21, M22; SPAN M100, M110, M200, M200S, M210.

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

ANTH M18; CD M03H; COMM M13; ECON M170; ETHS M01, M10, M40; GEOG M10; NTS M07; PHIL M22; POLS M09; SJS M110, 120, 130; SWHS M110.

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTH M02, M03, M06, M07, M08, M09, M11, M13, M14, M15, M16, M17.

D-2: Economics

BUS M30; ECON M201, M202, M202H.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

ANTH M13; COMM M12; HIST M131, M133, M135, M141, M145; PSY M14; SOC M150.

D-4: Gender Studies

FTMA M108; HIST M137, M137H; SOC M140

D-5: Geography

GEOG M02, M03, M03H.

D-6: History

HIST M25, M25H, M130, M131, M133, M135, M137, M137H, M140, M141, M143, M145, M150, M152, M160, M162, M164, M170, M180.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CD M02, M03, M05; COMM M04, M12; FTMA M100; JOUR M01; PHIL M03.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

CJ M01, M01H, M02, M08; POLS M01, M02, M03, M03H, M04, M05, M06.

D-9: Psychology

ANSC M09; CD M02; EATM M09; PSY M01, M01H, M03, M04, M05, M06, M07, M08, M10, M13, M14, M16; SOC M130.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

CJ M03; PSY M05; SOC M15, M110, M110H, M115, M120, M130, M140, M150, M212, M216, M218.

Area E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CD M02, M23; COL M01; COUN M02, M05; HED M03, M05, M07; PSY M01, M03, M04, M05, M07, M08, M13; SOC M130.
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
In order to satisfy the Area F Ethnic Studies requirement, a course must be taken in Fall 2021 and beyond.
ETHS M01, M10, M40.

American Institutions (US-1-2-3)

To verify historical American Institutions course approvals visit:
CJ M08 - US 2
ECON M170 - US 1
HIST M25 - US 1
HIST M25H - US 1
HIST M130 - US 1
HIST M131 - US 1
HIST M133 - US 1
HIST M135 - US 1
HIST M137 - US 1
HIST M137H - US 1
HIST M140 - US 1
HIST M141 - US 1
HIST M145 - US 1
POLS M03 - US 2 & US 3
POLS M03H - US 2 & US 3
POLS M05 - US 2 & US 3

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