CSU GE-B Requirements

AREA C – ARTS and HUMANITIES – 9 semester/12 quarter units minimum 

Complete three (3) courses or 9 semester/12-15 quarter units with at least one course in Arts and one course in Humanities.  Biology AS-T majors can defer the third course until after transfer.  Courses can satisfy only one GE Area.

C1: Arts

Code Class Units
ART 001A Survey of Western Art I (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 001B Survey of Western Art II (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 001D Art of the 20th Century (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 004 Art Appreciation (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 007 Survey of Asian Art (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 011 The History of Modern Design (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ART 031A Drawing (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 3.0
ART 033A Basic Design: Two-Dimensional (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 3.0
ART 034A Introduction to Digital Art (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 3.0
ART 035A Life Drawing (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 3.0
GDS 011 The History of Modern Design (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GDS 012 History of Photography (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GDS 015 Photo-Media and Social Change (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
KIN 080 Dance Appreciation (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
MUS 005 Fundamentals of Music Theory (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
MUS 010 Music Appreciation (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
MUS 016 Survey of Rock and Popular Music (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
MUS 017 Music of the World (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

C2: Humanities

Code Class Units
ARB 001 First Semester Arab And Culture (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
ARB 002 Second Semester Arabic (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
CHI 001 First Semester Chinese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
CHI 002 Second Semester Chinese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
CHI 050A Conversational Chinese/Mandarin (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHI 050B Conversational Chinese/Mandarin (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
COM 012 Introduction to Intercultural Communication (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 001B English Composition and Literature (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 005A English Literature Through 18th Century (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 005B English Literature From 19th Century to Present (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 006B Survey of World Literature (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 007A American Literature to 1865 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 007B American Literature 1865 to Present (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 013 Chicana/o-Latina/o Literature (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 015 Introduction to Film Analysis (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 043 Classical Mythology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 048 Introduction to Shakespeare (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ENG 070 Creative Writing (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
FRN 001 First Semester French (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
FRN 001L French Laboratory (0.5 Lab) 0.5
FRN 002 Second Semester French (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
FRN 002L Second Semester French Laboratory (Elementary Level) (0.5 Lab) 0.5
FRN 003 Third Semester French (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
FRN 004 Fourth Semester French (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
HIS 004A History of Western Civilization (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 004AH History of Western Civilization - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 004B History of Western Civilization (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 004BH History of Western Civilization - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 015 World History to 1500 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 015H World History to 1500 - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 016 World History Since 1500 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 016H World History Since 1500 - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 017A History of the United States to 1877 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 017AH History of the United States to 1877 - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 017B History of the United States Since 1877 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 017BH History of the United States Since 1877 - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 033 Women's Issues Past and Present (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 033H Women's Issues Past and Present - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 001A Human Values in and From the Arts (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 001B Human Values in and From the Arts (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 007 International Films (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 015 Introduction to Film Analysis (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 016A Hispanic Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 018 African-American Culture and Humanities (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 018H African-American Culture and Humanities - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 020 Asian Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 022 Introduction to Islam (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 024 The Asian-American Experience (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
JPN 001 First Semester Japanese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
JPN 002 Second Semester Japanese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
PHI 001 Introduction to Philosophy (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PHI 003 Introduction to Ethics (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PHI 005 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 007 International Films (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SPA 001 First Semester Spanish (Elementary Spanish) (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 001L Spanish Laboratory (0.5 Lab) 0.5
SPA 002 Second Semester Spanish (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 002L Second Semester Spanish Laboratory (0.5 Lab) 0.5
SPA 003 Third Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 004 Fourth Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 050A Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SPA 050B Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
VIE 001 First Semester Vietnamese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
VIE 002 Second Semester Vietnamese (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
VIE 049A Vietnamese for the Vietnamese-Speaking (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
VIE 049B Vietnamese Language and Culture for Fluent Speakers (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

C3. One additional course from either C1 or C2. (Biology AS-T majors can defer Area C3 until after transfer)

 

The following courses can be applied to this area on or after the indicated effective date:
Effective Fall 2014:  HIS 004A, 004B 
Effective Fall 2015:  HIS 004AH, 004BH, 015, 015H, 06, 016H, 017A, 017AH, 017B, 017BH, 033, 033H

 

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