Community College CSU GE Breadth
As part of the general education requirements for a bachelor's degree, all CSU students must meet the minimum of forty-eighty (48) semester units of general education breadth requirement. The general education requirement
includes thirty-nine (39) semester units of lower-division (GE-Breadth) and at least
nine units (9) of upper-division courses.
The CSU GE-Breadth Requirements is a lower division 39 semester (58.5 quarter) unit patternwith specified courses in the areas of:
- Area A — English Language Communication and Critical Thinking
- Area B — Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning
- Area C — Arts and Humanities
- Area D — Social Sciences
- Area E — Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
Each California Community College has a list of courses that can be used in each of the areas. View CSU GE-Breadth for all community colleges.
Local community college CSU GE-Breadth requirements
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