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General Education Courses*

These courses help you become a generally well-educated person, capable of critical thinking and self-expression. Classes teach you to analyze social conflicts, read text closely, make judgments about scientific claims, and understand the contributions of western and other global civilizations.

Category I: Western Cultures and Traditions

HIST 215g: Business and Labor in America (4.0 units)
PHIL 256g: Science, Religion, and the Making of the Modern Mind (4.0 units)

Category II: Global Cultures and Traditions

ANTH 200Lg: The Human Animal (4.0 units)
ANTH 263g: Exploring Culture Through Film (4.0 units)
REL 125g: Introduction to Christianity (4.0 units)

Category III: Scientific Inquiry

ASTR 100Lxg: The Universe (4.0 units)
BISC 120Lg: General Biology: Organismal Biology and Evolution (4.0 units)
CHEM 105aLg: General Chemistry (4.0 units)
GEOL 107Lg: Oceanography
 (4.0 units)
PHYS 151Lg: Fundamentals of Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics (4.0 units)

Category IV: Science and Its Significance

HBIO 205Lxg: The Science of Sport (4.0 units)

Category V: Arts and Letters

ENGL 176g: Los Angeles: the City, the Novel, the Movie (4.0 units)
PHIL 256g: Science, Religion, and the Making of the Modern Mind (4.0 units)

Category VI: Social Issues

IR 101xgw: International Relations (4.0 units)
POSC 265gw: Environmental Challenges (4.0 units)
SOCI 169gm: Changing Family Forms (4.0 units)

 

*Please note these Category distinctions refer to GE Requirements for Students Beginning College Before Fall 2015. For the new requirements please see the GE Requirements for Students Beginning College in Fall 2015 or Later.