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General Education Breadth: 27 Units

AREA B: SCIENCE

You must take a minimum of 6 semester units, including inquiry into the physical universe and its life forms, with some laboratory activity.

Specific course sequences are required or recommended for certain majors. Consult with your major adviser to determine the appropriate selection and sequence.

Select one course from each of Groups B1 and B2 (both groups require labs).

B1 The Physical Universe

1 course selected from:

CHEM    004    Chemistry and Current Issues    3.0    FS *

CHEM    027    Gen Chem for Applied Sciences    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra.

CHEM    037    General Chemistry    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Second-year high school algebra; one year high school chemistry or CHEM 016. (One year of high school physics and one year of high school mathematics past Algebra II are recommended.)

GEOS    001    General Geology    3.0    FS *

GEOS    002    Physical Geology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school chemistry or physics is recommended; students with no previous science courses are advised to enroll in GEOS 001. No college credit for those who have passed GEOS 001.

GEOS    005    Introduction to Astronomy    3.0    FS *

GEOS    030    Intro to Environmental Science    3.0    FS *

M E    010H    How Things Work:Hnrs    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: General Education math course (Area A4), acceptance into the Honors Program.

PHYS    001    Concepts in Physics    3.0    FS *

PHYS    002A    General Physics    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school physics or faculty permission. High school trigonometry and second-year high school algebra or equivalent (MATH 003 and MATH 004 at CSU, Chico).

PHYS    004A    Mechanics    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school physics or faculty permission. Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of MATH 007B (second semester of calculus) or equivalent.

B2 Life Forms

1 course selected from:

ANSC    002    Introduction to Animal Science    3.0    FS *

ANTH    011    Survey of Physical Anthropology    3.0    FS *

BIOL    001    Concepts of Biology    3.0    FS *

BIOL    003    Human Anatomy    3.0    FS *

BIOL    004    Human Physiology    3.0    FS *

BIOL    008    Principles of Biology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: High school biology and chemistry.

BIOL    008H    Principles of Biology: Honors    4.0    FA *

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program; high school biology and chemistry; faculty permission.

PSSC    002    Introduction to Plant Science    3.0    FS *

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

You must take a minimum of 9 semester units among the arts, literature, philosophy, and foreign languages.

Select one course from each of the three groups below, but no more than two courses from any one academic department.

C1 The Arts

1 course selected from:

AFAM    196    African American Music    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MUS 196 which may be substituted.

ART    001A    Art History Survey    3.0    FS *

ART    001B    Art History Survey    3.0    FS *

ART    002A    Far Eastern Art Survey    3.0    FS *NW

ART    002B    Surv of Arts of Amer/Oceania/Afr    3.0    FS *NW

ART    004    Art Appreciation    3.0    FS *

CSCI    040    Computer-Assisted Art I    3.0    FS *

HNRS    075    Creativity/Interpretation-Honors    3.0    FA *

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program

MUS    045    Introduction to World of Music    3.0    FS *NW

MUS    191    American Music    3.0    FS *

MUS    196    African American Music    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AFAM 196 which may be substituted.

PHED    152    Introduction to Dance    3.0    FS *

THEA    020    Literature in Performance    3.0    FS *

THEA    060    Acting    3.0    FS *

THEA    060H    Acting-Honors    3.0    FA *

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

THEA    061    Intro to the Theatre    3.0    FS *

C2 Languages and Literature

1 course selected from:

AAST    056C    Asian American Literature    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 056C which may be substituted.

AFAM    056A    African-American Literature    3.0    SP *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 056A which may be substituted.

AIST    056B    American Indian Literature    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 056B which may be substituted.

AMST    170    Amer Ethnic/Regional Writers    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 170 which may be substituted.

EFL    017    English as a Foreign Language    3.0    FS *

NOTE: EFL 017 is for international students for whom English is a foreign language.

ENGL    020    Beginning Creative Writing    4.0    FS *

ENGL    052    World Literature    3.0    FS *NW

ENGL    055    Medieval Mind    3.0    FS *

ENGL    056A    African-American Literature    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as AFAM 056A which may be substituted.

ENGL    056B    American Indian Literature    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AIST 056B which may be substituted.

ENGL    056C    Asian American Literature    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AAST 056C which may be substituted.

ENGL    056D    Chicano/Latino/a Literature    3.0    FS *Eth

ENGL    056H    Native American Literature-Honors    3.0    SP *Eth

ENGL    070    Introduction to Literature    3.0    FS *

ENGL    154    Classical Literature    3.0    FS *

ENGL    170    Amer Ethnic/Regional Writers    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AMST 170 which may be substituted.

ENGL    185    Great Books    3.0    FS *

FREN    001    First-Semester French    4.0    FS *

FREN    002    Second-Semester French    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: FREN 001 or equivalent.

FREN    003    Third-Semester French    4.0    FA *

Prerequisites: FREN 002 or equivalent.

FREN    004    Fourth-Semester French    4.0    SP *

Prerequisites: FREN 003 or equivalent.

GERM    001    First-Semester German    4.0    FS *

GERM    002    Second-Semester German    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: GERM 001 or equivalent.

GERM    003    Third-Semester German    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: GERM 002 or equivalent.

GERM    004    Fourth-Semester German    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: GERM 003 or equivalent.

HBRW    001    First-Semester Hebrew    3.0    FS *

HBRW    002    Second-Semester Hebrew    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: HBRW 001.

ITAL    001    First-Semester Italian    4.0    FS *

ITAL    002    Second-Semester Italian    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: ITAL 001 or equivalent.

ITAL    003    Third-Semester Italian    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: ITAL 002 or equivalent.

ITAL    004    Fourth-Semester Italian    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: ITAL 003 or equivalent.

JAPN    001    First-Semester Japanese    4.0    FS *

JAPN    002    Second-Semester Japanese    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: JAPN 001 or faculty permission.

JAPN    003    Third-Semester Japanese    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: JAPN 002 or faculty permission.

JAPN    004    Fourth-Semester Japanese    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: JAPN 003 or faculty permission.

LATN    001    First-Semester Latin    4.0    FS *

SPAN    001    First-Semester Spanish    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: SPAN 001 is not available for credit to students with two or more years of Spanish within the last three years.

SPAN    002    Second-Semester Spanish    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: SPAN 001 or equivalent.

SPAN    003    Third-Semester Spanish    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: SPAN 002 or equivalent.

SPAN    004    Fourth-Semester Spanish    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: SPAN 003 or equivalent.

SPAN    004S    Spanish for Spanish Speakers    4.0    SP *

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

C3 Philosophy, Religion, and Humanities Studies

1 course selected from:

HIST    012    Intro to Classic Civilization    3.0    SP *

HIST    162    Islamic Religion    3.0    FA *NW

This course is the same as MEST 162 and R S 111 which may be substituted.

ITAL    160    Ital Renaissance Influence Civ    3.0    SP *

MEST    162    Islamic Religion    3.0    FA *NW

This course is the same as HIST 162 and R S 111 which may be substituted.

MJIS    130    Judaism    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as R S 130 which may be substituted.

MJIS    135    Philosophy of Judaism    3.0    S2 *

This course is the same as PHIL 135 which may be substituted.

PHIL    003    Introduction to Philosophy    3.0    FS *

PHIL    003H    Introduction Philosophy: Honors    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

PHIL    007    Personal Values    3.0    FS *

PHIL    013    Human Existence    3.0    FS *

PHIL    100A    History of Ancient Philosophy    3.0    FS *

PHIL    102    Philosophy: East and West    3.0    FS *NW

PHIL    117    Reason and Religion    3.0    FS *

PHIL    122    Existentialism    3.0    FA *

PHIL    135    Philosophy of Judaism    3.0    S2 *

This course is the same as MJIS 135 which may be substituted.

PHIL    192    Philosophy and Film    3.0    FS *

R S    005    Asian Religions    3.0    FS *NW

R S    006    Judaism, Christianity, Islam    3.0    FS *

R S    010    Introduction Religious Studies    3.0    FS *

R S    020    The Bible    3.0    FA *

R S    111    Islamic Religion    3.0    FA *NW

This course is the same as HIST 162 and MEST 162 which may be substituted.

R S    130    Judaism    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MJIS 130 which may be substituted.

R S    132    Christianity    3.0    FS *

R S    164    Buddhism    3.0    SP *NW

R S    165    Hinduism    3.0    FA *NW

AREA D: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

You must take a minimum of 9 semester units dealing with human social, political, economic, and cultural institutions.

Select one course from each of the three groups below, but no more than two courses from any one academic department.

D1 Individual and Society

1 course selected from:

AIST    130    The American Indian    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 130 which may be substituted.

ANTH    013    Human Cultural Diversity    3.0    FS *NW

ANTH    013H    Hnrs in Human Cultural Diversity    3.0    FS *NW

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

ECON    003    Principles of Micro Analysis    3.0    FS *

HIST    130    The American Indian    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AIST 130 which may be substituted.

MCGS    142    Cross-Cultural Psychology    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as PSY 142 which may be substituted.

MJIS    153    The Holocaust    3.0    SP *

This course is the same as SOCI 153 which may be substituted.

PSY    041    Socio-Cultural Psy Development    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as PSY 141 which may be substituted.

PSY    141    Socio-Cultural Psy Development    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as PSY 041 which may be substituted.

PSY    142    Cross-Cultural Psychology    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as MCGS 142 which may be substituted.

SOCI    001    Principles of Sociology    3.0    FS *

SOCI    153    The Holocaust    3.0    SP *

This course is the same as MJIS 153 which may be substituted.

SOCI    159    Women in Contemporary Societies    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as WMST 159 which may be substituted.

SOCI    184    Sociology of Deviant Behavior    3.0    FS *

SWRK    070    Social Welfare Institutions    3.0    FS *

WMST    070    Introduction to Women’s Studies    3.0    FS *

WMST    159    Women in Contemporary Societies    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as SOCI 159 which may be substituted.

D2 Political and Economic Institutions

1 course selected from:

AAST    071    Intro Asian-American Experience    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 071 which may be substituted.

AFAM    135    Comparative Slavery    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 135 which may be substituted.

ANTH    016    Power and Scarcity    3.0    FS *NW

ASST    167    Sociology of Mainland SE Asia    3.0    Inq *NW

This course is the same as SOCI 167 which may be substituted.

BLAW    090    Understanding the Law    3.0    SP *

CHST    035    Mexican Heritage in U.S.    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 035 which may be substituted.

CHST    137    Mexican Heritage to 1848    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 137 which may be substituted.

ECON    001    Introduction to Economics    3.0    FS *

ECON    002    Principles of Macro Analysis    3.0    FS *

ECON    002H    Prin of Macro Analysis Honors    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program.

GEOG    006    The American West    3.0    FS *

HIST    001C    Modern World History    3.0    FS *

HIST    035    Mexican Heritage in U.S.    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as CHST 035 which may be substituted.

HIST    135    Comparative Slavery    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AFAM 135 which may be substituted.

HIST    137    Mexican Heritage to 1848    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as CHST 137 which may be substituted.

HIST    180B    Modern Latin America    3.0    SP *NW

POLS    001    Vital Political Problems    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as POLS 101 which may be substituted.

POLS    002    Politics of Third World Nations    3.0    FS * NW

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in POLS 191E is highly recommended.

This course is the same as POLS 102 which may be substituted.

POLS    012    Law/Politics/Justice    3.0    FS *

POLS    101    Vital Political Problems    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing.

This course is the same as POLS 001 which may be substituted.

POLS    102    Politics of Third World Nations    3.0    FS * NW

This course is the same as POLS 002 which may be substituted.

SOCI    071    Intro Asian-American Experience    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AAST 071 which may be substituted.

SOCI    167    Sociology of Mainland SE Asia    3.0    SP *NW

This course is the same as ASST 167 which may be substituted.

D3 Cultural and Social Institutions

1 course selected from:

AFAM    050    Introduction to African Studies    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AFRI 050 which may be substituted.

AFAM    070    Intro African American Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

AFAM    131    African American History    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 131 which may be substituted.

AFRI    050    Introduction to African Studies    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AFAM 050 which may be substituted.

AIST    070    Intro to Amer Indian Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

AIST    161    North American Indians    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as ANTH 161 which may be substituted.

AMST    050    Intro to American Studies    3.0    FS *

ANTH    012    Society, Time, and Archaeology    3.0    FS *

ANTH    040    Magic/Witchcraft/Religion    3.0    FS *NW

ANTH    161    North American Indians    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AIST 161 which may be substituted.

ANTH    171    Cultures of Asia    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as ASST 100 which may be substituted.

ASST    100    Cultures of Asia    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as ANTH 171 which may be substituted.

CHST    070    Introduction to Chicano Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 070 which may be substituted.

GEOG    002    Human Geography    3.0    FS *NW

GEOG    005    California Cultural Landscapes    3.0    FS *Eth

HIST    001A    History of Western Civilization    3.0    FS *

HIST    001B    History of Western Civilization    3.0    FS *

HIST    131    African American History    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AFAM 131 which may be substituted.

HIST    170A    African History    3.0    FA *NW

HIST    170B    African History    3.0    SP *NW

HIST    174A    East Asia Before 1800    3.0    FA *NW

HIST    174B    East Asia After 1800    3.0    SP *NW

HIST    180A    Colonial Latin America    3.0    FA *NW

LAST    050    Intro to Latin American Studies    3.0    FS *NW

MCGS    055    Intro Multicultural/Gender Std    3.0    FS *Eth

MCGS    055H    Intro Multicult/Gndr Std: Honors    3.0    FA *Eth

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

MCGS    152    Ethnic and Race Relations    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 152 which may be substituted.

PHED    147    Sport/Game/Play Non-West Cult    3.0    FS *NW

PSY    119    Psych of Prejudice/Hate/Violence    3.0    FS *Eth

SOCI    037    Sociology of Popular Culture    3.0    FS *

SOCI    070    Introduction to Chicano Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as CHST 070 which may be substituted.

SOCI    152    Ethnic and Race Relations    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 152 which may be substituted.

SOSC    102    Temporal Concepts    3.0    FS *Eth

AREA E: LIFELONG LEARNING

You must take a minimum of 3 semester units in study designed to equip human beings for lifelong understanding and development of themselves as integrated physiological, psychological, and sociological entities.

1 course selected from:

C D    052    Child Development    3.0    FS *

C D    055    Marriage/Family Relationships    3.0    FS *

HCSV    010    Personal Health    3.0    FS *

HCSV    111    Human Sexuality    3.0    FS *

NFSC    025    Basic Nutrition    3.0    FS *

NFSC    025H    Basic Nutrition-Honors    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

PHED    179    Physical Fitness: A Way of Life    3.0    FS *

PSY    001A    Principles of Psych    3.0    FS *

RECR    080    Leisure and Life    3.0    FS *

R S    147    Dying/Death/Afterlife    3.0    FS *

SOCI    033    Sociology of Sexuality    3.0    FS *

SOCI    132    Modern Families    3.0    FS *

SWRK    102    Hum Behavior Across the Lifespan    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: No prerequisites or corequisites for non-majors; concurrent enrollment in SWRK 100 for majors.

UNIV    001C    Introduction to University Life    3.0    FA *