CSU GE-B Requirements

AREA D — SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES - 9 semester/12 quarter units minimum

Complete three (3) courses from at least two (2) different disciplines. Biology AS-T majors can defer one (1) course until after transfer. Courses can satisfy only one GE Area.

Code Class Units
ANT 003 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ANT 055 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 061 Business and Society (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHD 001 Child Growth and Development (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHD 002 Child, Family, and Community (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CHD 013 Teaching in a Diverse Society (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
COM 025 Mass Communication and Society (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
COU 055 Valuing Diversity (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
ECN 001A Principles of Macroeconomics (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
ECN 001B Principles of Microeconomics (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
ECN 006 The Global Economy (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GEO 002 Introduction to Cultural Geography (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GEO 006 World Regional Geography (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GLB 001 Global Perspectives (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GLB 002 Global Issues (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
GLB 004 The Developing World (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
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 020 History and Geography of California (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HIS 031 History of East Asia (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 007 International Films (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 024 The Asian-American Experience (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 001 American Government (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 001H American Government - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 002 Comparative Government (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 004 International Relations (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 005 Political Science Research Methodology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 006 Politics of Race, Class and Gender (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 007 International Films (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
POL 020 Controversial Legal Issues (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 001 General Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 001H General Psychology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 007 Biological Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 010 Social Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 012 Human Growth and Development (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 015 Introduction to Research Methods (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 015H Introduction to Research Methods - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 025 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 030 Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 045 Introduction to Human Sexuality (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 001 Introduction to Sociology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 001H Introduction to Sociology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 002 Social Problems (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 002H Social Problems - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 021 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 040 Introduction to Marriage and Family (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 045 Introduction to Human Sexuality (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 047 Sociology of Criminology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 050 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 060 Community and Justice System (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

NOTE: It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to complete ONE of the following combinations prior to transfer in order to satisfy CSU’s American History and Institutions (AH&I) graduation requirement:

  1. POL 001/001H + HIS 017A/017AH OR
  2. POL 001/001H + HIS 017B/017BH
 
The following courses can be applied to this area on or after the indicated effective date:
Effective Fall 2011: CHD 002
Effective Fall 2015: CHD 013, SOC 060                                                                      
Effective Fall 2017: HUM 018H   

 

 

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