Jun 24, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Baccalaureate Degree Requirements Advising Sheet

General Education Program



Area A. Communication Skills
1. Oral Communication | 2. Written Communication | 3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Natural Sciences and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
1. Physical Sciences | 2. Biological/Life Sciences | 3. Laboratory Requirement | 4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning | UD-B. Upper-Division B

Area C. Arts and Humanities
1. Arts | 2. Literature/Philosophy/World Languages | UD-C. Upper-Division C

Area D. Social, Economic, & Political Institutions/Human Behavior
1. United States History | 2. Human Institutions, Societies, and Cultures | UD-D. Upper-Division D

Area E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development


The University’s General Education requirements are listed below.  Students have the option of joining the General Education Summit Program  as an alternative way to fulfill 6 of their 9 units of Upper Division General Education requirements (UD-B, UD-C, UD-D). Click on the titles below for more information about general education, the mission, goals, and outcomes of the General Education Program, and the credit policy and credit by examination for general education.

  

  

  

  

  

General Education Requirements


A. Communication Skills


(9 units minimum)

Include one course from each subarea (A1, A2, and A3).

B. Natural Sciences and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning


(13 units minimum)

Include one course from each subarea (B1, B2, B3, B4, and UD‐B).

3. Laboratory Requirement


B3 may also be satisfied by completing a B1 or B2 course that includes a laboratory component.

UD‐B: Upper Division B


Upper Division G.E. courses are designed to be taken after upper-division status (completion of 60 semester units) is attained.

C. Arts and Humanities


(12 units minimum)

Complete 3 units in each subarea (C1, C2, UD‐C), and any additional 3 lower-division units from C1 or C2.

UD‐C: Upper Division C


Upper Division G.E. courses are designed to be taken after upper-division status (completion of 60 semester units) is attained.

D. Social, Economic, and Political Institutions and Human Behavior


(12 units minimum)

Include 3 units from D1, 6 units from D2, and 3 units from UD‐D. Complete courses from at least two different disciplines.

1. United States History


The California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 40404, requires “…comprehensive study of American history and American government including the historical development of American institutions and ideals, the Constitution of the United States and the operation of representative democratic government under that Constitution, and the processes of state and local government…”

2. Human Institutions, Societies, and Cultures


UD‐D: Upper-Division D


Upper Division G.E. courses are designed to be taken after upper-division status (completion of 60 semester units) is attained.

c. Business Administration

n. Nursing

The School of Nursing is not currently offering any Upper-Division D (UD-D) courses.