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CSU G.E. Breadth Requirements

CSU General Education Breadth Requirements (2016-2017)

A. Written and Oral Communication and Critical Thinking

(Minimum of nine semester units) – Select one course from each of the following subdivisions. (A course may meet only one area/subdivision requirement.)

A-1. Oral Communication

  • COMM P101 (3)
  • COMM P102 (3)

A-2. Written Communication

  • ENGL P101A (4)

A-3. Critical Thinking

  • COMM P105 (3)
  • ENGL P101B  (4)
  • ENGL P101C  (3)
  • PHIL P107 (3)

All courses in Area A must be completed with grades of “C” or higher.

B. Natural Science and Mathematics

(Minimum of nine semester units) – Select one course in the Physical Sciences, one course in Biological Sciences and one course in Mathematics. At least one course in B-1 or B-2 must be a laboratory course. These are indicated by asterisks (*). (A course may meet only one area/subdivision requirement.)

B-1. Physical Science

  • AGRI P106 (3)*
  • ASTR P101 (4)*
  • CHEM P101A (5)*
  • CHEM P106 (4)*
  • ERSC P110 (4)*
  • GEOL P110 (4)*
  • PHSC P112 (4)*
  • PHYS P102A (4)*
  • PHYS P104A (4)*

B-2. Biological Sciences

  • AGRI P131 (3)
  • ANAT P110 (4)*
  • ANTH P101 (3)
  • BIOL P105 (5)*
  • BIOL P106 (5)*
  • BIOL P110 (4)*
  • MICR P106 (5)*
  • PHYL P101 (5)*

B-3. Laboratory *

B-4. Mathematical Concepts, Quantitative Reasoning & Applications.

  • BSAD P150 (3)
  • MATH P101 (5)
  • MATH P102 (5)
  • MATH P103 (4)
  • MATH P104 (4)
  • MATH P122 (4)
  • MATH P205 (4)
  • MATH P206 (5)

All courses in Area B-4 must be completed with grades of “C” or higher.

C. Arts and Humanities

Three courses / nine semester units, at least one course in the Arts and one course in the Humanities. 

C-1. Arts (Art, Drama, Music)

  • ART P101 (3)
  • ART P113 (3)
  • ART P114 (3)
  • DRMA P101 (3)
  • MUSC P110 (3)
  • MUSC P111 (3)
  • MUSC P112 (3)
  • MUSC P117 (1)

C-2. Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Languages)

  • ANTH P102 (3)
  • ASL P101 (4)
  • ASLP102 (4)
  • ENGL P101B (4)
  • ENGL P102 (3)
  • ENGL P103 (3)
  • ENGL P104 (3)
  • ENGL P112 (3)**
  • ENGL P113 (3)**
  • ENGL P115 (3)
  • ENGL P116 (3)
  • ENGL P117 (3)**
  • ENGL P118 (3)
  • ENGL P119 (3)
  • ENGL P130 (3)
  • ENGL P131 (3)
  • ENGL P140 (3)
  • HIST P101 (3)**
  • HIST P102 (3)**
  • HIST P104 (3)
  • HIST P105 (3)**
  • HIST P108 (3)**
  • HIST P120 (3)**
  • HIST P121 (3)**
  • PHIL P106 (3)
  • PHIL P108 (3)
  • PHIL P109 (3)
  • PHIL P110 (3)
  • PHIL P112 (3)
  • PHIL P113 (3)**
  • SPAN P101 (5)
  • SPAN P102 (5)
  • SPAN P103 (5)
  • SPAN P104 (5)

Select additional course from C-1 or C-2.

**Course meets Multicultural Studies requirement

D. Social, Political, Economic Institutions and Behavior, Historical Background

(Minimum of nine semester units) – Select three courses in at least two subdivisions. Graduation from a CSU requires completion of History P117 or P118, and Political Science P101.

  • ADMJ P106 (3)
  • ADMJ P121 (3)
  • ADMJ P123 (3)
  • AGRI P102 (3)
  • ANTH P101 (3)
  • ANTH P102 (3)
  • ANTH P103 (3)
  • ANTH P104 (3)**
  • ANTH P105 (3)**
  • ANTH P107 (3)**
  • CHDV P122 (3)
  • CHDV P223 (3)
  • COMM P106 (3)**
  • ECON P101 (3)
  • ECON P102 (3)
  • ETHN P120 (3)**
  • ERSC P114 (3)
  • GEOG P113 (3)
  • GEOG P114 (3)
  • HIST P101 (3)**
  • HIST P102 (3)**
  • HIST P104 (3)
  • HIST P105 (3)
  • HIST P107 (3)
  • HIST P108 (3)**
  • HIST P109 (3)**
  • HIST P117 (3)
  • HIST P118 (3)
  • HIST P119 (3)**
  • HIST P120 (3)**
  • HIST P121 (3)**
  • HIST P123 (3)**
  • HMSV P120 (3)
  • POLS P101 (3)
  • POLS P102 (3)
  • POLS P103 (3)
  • PSYC 101A (3)
  • PSYC P126 (3)
  • PSYC P133 (3)
  • PSYC P223 (3)
  • SOCI P101 (3)
  • SOCI P102 (3)
  • SOCI P120 (3)**
  • SOCI P121 (3)**
  • SOCI P130 (3)
  • SOCI P140 (3)**
  • SOCI P160 (3)
  • SOCI P170 (3)

(CSU Graduation Requirement)

Two courses are needed from above to meet the requirement: 

US 1: Choose one course - HIST P117 (3) or HIST P118 (3), AND

US 2: POLS P101 (3)

 

**Course meets Multicultural Studies requirement

E. Understanding and Self-Development

(Minimum of three semester units) – Select one course from the following subdivision.

E-1. Integrated Organism

  • ANTH P101 (3)
  • ANTH P102 (3)
  • COMM P102 (3)
  • HLED P112 (3)
  • HMSV P125 (3)
  • PHIL P112 (3)
  • PHYL P101 (5)
  • PSYC P101A (3)
  • PSYC P126 (3)
  • SOCI P102 (3)
  • SOCI P130 (3)
  • SOCI P140 (3)**
  • SOCI P170 (3)
  • Physical Education course (limited to a maximum of 1 semester unit)

F. Additional Porterville College Graduation Requirements

(Not part of CSU Breadth Requirement). Not required for AA-T or AS-T.

  • EDUC P101/P102/P107   /   INST P152   /   NURS P100
  • Multicultural Studies
  • HLED P112/PE Activity Course (3 units)

Goal: Transfer to a California State University (CSU) after completing the degree.
Checklist: Follow either the CSU General Education Breadth or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) checklist.

Note: A course may meet only one area/subdivision requirement.

June 2, 2016

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