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2008-2009 University Catalog

General Education Requirements

Section 9 - Table of Contents

 Objectives

The General Education Program provides a vital element in fulfilling the mission of the University. Interdisciplinary courses facilitate learning within and across disciplines, enabling students to use information and approaches from a wide variety of disciplines. Language and multicultural courses provide the opportunity for students to experience cultures other than their own in meaningful and respectful ways. General Education requirements are designed to assure that all graduates of the University, whatever their major, have acquired essential skills, experiences, and a broad range of knowledge appropriate to educated people within society.

General Education courses are intended:

  • To foster an ability to think clearly and logically;
  • To prepare students to find and critically examine information;
  • To communicate at an appropriate level in both oral and written forms;
  • To acquaint students with the physical universe and its life forms and to impart an understanding of scientific methodology and of mathematical concepts and quantitative reasoning;
  • To cultivate through the study of philosophy, literature, languages, and the arts-intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity,
  • To deal with human social, political, and economic institutions and their historical backgrounds, with human behavior and the principles of social interaction, and
  • To integrate their knowledge by forming an interdisciplinary and insightful approach to learning.

 Requirements [top]

As a graduation requirement, all CSUCI students must complete 48 units of General Education distributed across categories A-E. Nine of the 48 units of General Education are required to be resident upper division, interdisciplinary courses numbered in the 330-349 or 430-449 ranges.

Transfer students who enter CSUCI as GE certified will need to complete 9 units of upper division, interdisciplinary general education coursework to meet the 48 unit requirement.

In planning to fulfill the General Education requirements, students are encouraged to consult an academic advisor and the General Education Informational Brochure.

Category A: Communication in the English Language and Critical Thinking (9 units)
Category B: Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology (12 units)
Category C: Art, Literature, Languages and Cultures (12 units)
Category D: Social Perspectives (12 units)
Category E: Human Psychological and Physiological Perspectives (3 units)

 Upper Division Interdisciplinary General Education Courses [top]

Nine of the 48 units of General Education have been designated as upper division, interdisciplinary courses. These courses integrate significant content, ideas, and ways of knowing from more than one discipline. Each of these courses will involve the student in collaborative work, critical thinking, and integration of ideas. By taking nine units of these courses in categories A-E, students will extend their experience across the curriculum and gain more breadth of educational experience. In addition, they will begin to make connections between their majors and a variety of other fields and ways of knowing, increasing both their knowledge and their ability to communicate with people across the disciplinary spectrum.

  • The nine units of resident upper division General Education required of all students must be selected from the listing of upper division interdisciplinary courses. Courses may be cross-listed in two or more disciplines. A minimum of three semester units must come from a discipline outside the student’s major and not cross-listed with the student’s major discipline.
  • All upper division, interdisciplinary courses will include substantive written work consisting of in-class writing as well as outside-class writing of revised prose.
  • Courses numbered 330-349 do not have prerequisites.
  • Courses numbered 430-449 may have prerequisites.
  • Students must have junior standing or permission from the instructor to enroll in these courses.

 Major Specific Courses [top]

Some majors require specific GE courses. Students should consult the catalog for their majors’ requirements or contact their advisors.

 Cross Listed Courses [top]

Many upper division General Education courses are cross-listed. Students may only receive credit once for each cross-listed course. For example: ENGL 431 is cross-listed with ART 431. The student may choose to receive course units for either of the two courses but not both.

 Double Counting [top]

A course may meet the content requirements for two or more program areas (majors, minors, and other sub-programs) with permission of the program; however, the units for the course are counted only once toward the total units for graduation. Double counting between a program and General Education requirements is allowed; however, only six of the nine units of upper division, interdisciplinary General Education courses may be double counted between a major and General Education.

 Courses in More Than One Category [top]

A course may be found in more than one GE category. The student may choose which category requirements the course will fill, but a single course cannot fulfill requirements for two categories or sub-categories.

 General Education Categories and Courses [top]

Category A: Communication in the English Language and Critical Thinking (9 units)

Courses in Category A approach communication as symbolic interaction, examining the formulation and complexities of those interactions. Students learn how to discover, evaluate, and report information, how to reason inductively and deductively, how to distinguish fact from judgment or opinion. Courses in Categories A1 and A2 emphasize the content and form of both oral and written English. They explore the psychological basis and the social significance of communication, as well as the ways language works in diverse situations. Through active participation in written and oral communication, students develop the skills necessary for effective speaking, comprehension, writing, and reasoning. Modes of argument, rhetorical perspectives, and the relationship of language to logic are stressed in all Category A courses.

Students must take a minimum of one course in each of the three subcategories.

A-1 Oral Communication

COMM 101 Public Speaking (3)
COMM 200 Introduction to Communication Studies (3)
COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication (3)
COMM 220 Group Communication (3)
COMM 336 Multicultural Literature and Communication (ENGL) (3)
COMM 345 Media Literacy and Youth Culture (EDUC) (3)
COMM 346 School Communication (EDUC) (3)
COMM 442 Organizational Communication (3)
ENGL 106 Composition and Rhetoric II - Service Learning (3)
ENGL 107 Advanced Composition and Rhetoric (3)
PA 101 Introduction to the Performing Arts (3)
PA 202 Integrating Dance, Music and Theatre (3)
PATH 280 Acting I (3)

A-2 English Writing

ART 230 The Art of Creating Journalism (ENGL/LS) (3)
ENGL 103 Stretch Composition II (3)
ENGL 105 Composition and Rhetoric I (3)
ENGL 106 Composition and Rhetoric II - Service Learning (3)
ENGL 107 Advanced Composition and Rhetoric (3)
ENGL 330 Interdisciplinary Writing (3)

A-3 Critical Thinking

COMM 211 Discerning Information in an Interconnected World (LIB) (3)
MATH 230 Logic and Mathematical Reasoning (3)
MATH 430 Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
MATH 438 Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
UNIV 110 Critical Thinking and the University Mission (3)

Category B: Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology (12 units) [top]

Courses in this area explore the scope and major concepts of mathematics and/or scientific disciplines. In the sciences, the intent is to present the principles and concepts which form the foundations of living or non-living systems. The focus of all courses in Category B is on the presentation and evaluation of evidence and argument, the appreciation of use/misuse of data, and the organization of information in quantitative, technological, or other formal systems. Students are introduced to the principles and practices that underscore mathematical and scientific inquiry (logic, precision, hypothesis generation and evaluation, experimentation, and objectivity) and gain an understanding of the process by which new knowledge is created, organized, accessed, and synthesized. Students improve their reasoning skills (critical thinking, problem-solving, decision making, analysis, and synthesis), and apply information and technology to the understanding of complex and diverse problems in mathematics and the sciences. They become aware of the influence and significance of mathematics and the sciences in world civilization.

Students must take a minimum of one course in each of the subcategories. At least one course must include a laboratory component.

B-1 Physical Sciences-Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and Earth Sciences [top]

ART 208 The Physics of Art and Visual Perception (PHYS) (3)
ASTR 105 Introduction to the Solar System (PHYS) (3)
BIOL 434 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging (HLTH/PHYS) (4)
BUS 341 Drug Discovery and Development (CHEM/ECON) (3)
CHEM 100 Chemistry and Society (4)
CHEM 105 Introduction to Chemistry (3)
CHEM 110 Chemistry of Life (4)
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 330 The History of Science: NonWestern Origins and the Western Revolution (HIST) (3)
CHEM 335 The Chemistry of the Kitchen (3)
CHEM 343 Forensic Science (3)
CHEM 344 Energy and Society (PHYS) (3)
COMP 345 Digital Image Processing (MATH/PHYS) (3)
COMP 445 Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition (MATH/PHYS) (3)
ENGL 338 Science and Conscience (PHYS) (3)
GEOL 121 Physical Geology (4)
GEOL 122 Historical Geology (3)
GEOL 321 Environmental Geology (4)
PA 436 Physics of the Performing Arts (PHYS) (3)
PAMU 335 The Physics of Music (PHYS) (3)
PHSC 170 Foundations in Physical Science (4)
PHYS 100 Introduction to Physics I (4)
PHYS 101 Introduction to Physics II (4)
PHYS 103 How Things Work (3)
PHYS 106 Applied Physics and Modern Society (3)
PHYS 107 The Stars and Beyond (3)
PHYS 200 General Physics I (4)
PHYS 201 General Physics II (4)
PHYS 448 Team Based Research (3)

B-2 Life Sciences-Biology [top]

ANTH 104 Introduction to Bioanthropology (3)
ANTH 345 Human Evolution and Diversity (3)
BIOL 100 Exploring the Living World (4)
BIOL 170 Foundations of Life Science (4)
BIOL 200 Principles of Organismal and Population Biology (4)
BIOL 201 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology (4)
BIOL 212 Neurobiology and Cognitive Science (PSY) (3)
BIOL 213 Sex, Germs and Diseases (3)
BIOL 215 Animal Diversity (4)
BIOL 217 Medical Microbiology (4)
BIOL 331 Biotechnology in the Twenty-First Century (BUS) (3)
BIOL 332 Cancer and Society (3)
BIOL 333 Emerging Public Health Issues (3)
BIOL 334 Natural History of Ventura County (3)
BIOL 335 The Biosphere (3)
BIOL 431 Bioinformatics (4)
BIOL 432 Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (3)
BIOL 433 Ecology and the Environment (4)
ESRM 100 Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management (3)

B-3 Mathematics - Mathematics and Applications [top]

BIOL 203 Quantitative Methods for Biology (3)
MATH 108 Mathematical Thinking (3)
MATH 137 Strategies and Game Design (3)
MATH 140 Calculus for Business Applications (3)
MATH 150 Calculus I (4)
MATH 201 Elementary Statistics (3)
MATH 202 Biostatistics (PSY) (3)
MATH 208 Modern Mathematics for Elementary Teaching I-Numbers and Problem Solving (3)
MATH 230 Logic and Mathematical Reasoning (3)
MATH 329 Statistics for Business and Economics (3)
MATH 330 Mathematics and Fine Arts (3)
MATH 331 History of Mathematics (3)
MATH 430 Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
MATH 437 Mathematics for Game Development (3)
MATH 438 Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
MATH 448 Scientific Computing (3)

B-4 Computers and Information Technology [top]

BIOL 203 Quantitative Methods for Biology (3)
BIOL 431 Bioinformatics (4)
CHEM 305 Computer Applications in Chemistry (1)
COMP 101 Computer Literacy (3)
COMP 102 Web Development (3)
COMP 105 Computer Programming Introduction (3)
COMP 110 Computer Literacy for Educators (LS) (3)
COMP 150 Object-Oriented Programming (4)
COMP 337 Survey of Computer Gaming (3)
COMP 345 Digital Image Processing (MATH/PHYS) (3)
COMP 437 Foundations of Computer Game Development (3)
COMP 445 Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition (MATH/PHYS) (3)
COMP 447 Societal Issues in Computing (3)
COMP 449 Human-Computer Interaction (PSY) (3)
ESRM 328 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
MATH 438 Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
MATH 448 Scientific Computing (3)
 

Category C: Art, Literature, Languages, and Cultures (12 units) [top]

The courses in this category enable students to develop a basic appreciation of the human imagination and understand the value of personal creativity in a complex, global society. Exposure to a diverse range of work in art, literature, languages, and cultures cultivates the studentís ability to express intellectual and emotional responses and make subjective and objective evaluations. Awareness of diverse cultural contributions, in both historical and contemporary work, stresses the interrelationship between individual aesthetics and collective human sensibility. Numerous teaching methodologies involve active participation in the creative experience, leading to personal inquiries into the cultural diversity prevalent in the visual, literary, audible, kinetic, and oral traditions of human expression.

Students must take one course in each subcategory.

C-1 Art [top]

ART 100 Understanding Fine Arts Processes (3)
ART 101 What is Art? (3)
ART 102 Multicultural Children’s Art (3)
ART 110 Prehistoric Art to the Middle Ages (3)
ART 111 Renaissance to Modern Art (3)
ART 112 Art of the Eastern World (3)
ART 208 The Physics of Art and Visual Perception (PHYS) (3)
ART 330 Critical Thinking in a Visual World (3)
ART 331 Art, Society, and Mass Media (COMM) (3)
ART 332 Multicultural Art Movements (3)
ART 334 The Business of Art (BUS) (3)
ART 336 Art and Music: Dissonance, Diversity and Continuity (PAMU) (3)
ART 337 Art on Film and Film as Art ART 338 Psychology of Art and Artists (PSY) (3)
ART 351 The Baroque Eye: Art, Culture, Money, and Power (3)
ART 352 Visual Canons of the Ancient World (3)
ART 353 Medieval World: Spirituality and Representation (3)
ART 431 European Renaissance Literature and Art (ENGL) (3)
ART 432 Arts of the Harlem Renaissance (ENGL/PAMU) (3)
ART 433 Women in the Arts (3)
ART 434 The Museum: Culture, Business and Education (BUS/EDUC) (3)
ART 435 Postmodern Visual Culture (3)
ART 436 Modern Art (3)
ART 451 Diversity in the Visual Arts (3)
EDUC 343 Teaching Drama to Children (PATH) (3)
HIST 338 Theatre in History (PATH) (3)
PA 101 Introduction to the Performing Arts (3)
PA 202 Integrating Dance, Music and Theatre (3)
PADA 254 Modern Dance I (3)
PAMU 100 Music Appreciation (3)
PAMU 200 History of Rock (3)
PAMU 307 University Chorus (1)
PAMU 308 University Orchestra (1)
PAMU 330 Jazz in America (3)
PAMU 333 The Varieties of Musical Experience (3)
PAMU 335 The Physics of Music (PHYS) (3)
PATH 280 Acting I (3)

C-2 Literature Courses [top]

ART 335 American Ethnic Images in Novels, Film, and Art (ENGL/HIST) (3)
ART 431 European Renaissance Literature and Art (ENGL) (3)
ART 432 Arts of the Harlem Renaissance (ENGL/PAMU) (3)
BUS 340 Business and Economics in American Literature (ECON/ENGL) (3)
COMM 336 Multicultural Literature and Communication (ENGL) (3)
ECON 331 Narratives of the Working Class (ENGL/HIST/POLS/SOC) (3)
ENGL 110 Themes in Multicultural Literature for Non-Majors (3)
ENGL 120 American Literature I (3)
ENGL 150 British and European Literature I (3)
ENGL 210 Themes in World Literature (3)
ENGL 220 American Literature II (3)
ENGL 250 British and European Literature II (3)
ENGL 332 Teaching Dramatic Literature (PATH)
ENGL 333 Multicultural Drama in Performance/ Production (PATH) (3)
ENGL 334 Narratives of Southern California (HIST) (3)
ENGL 337 Literature of the Environment (3)
ENGL 338 Science and Conscience (PHYS) (3)
ENGL 339 Psychology and Literature (PSY) (3)
ENGL 349 Perspectives on Multicultural Literature (3)
ENGL 350 Native American Literature (3)
ENGL 351 African/African American Literature (3)
ENGL 352 Asian/Asian American Literature (3)
ENGL 353 Chicana/o Hispanic/Hispanic American Literature (3)
ENGL 433 Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Studies (GEND) (3)
ENGL 444 Original Practice in Renaissance Drama (PATH) (3)
PATH 334 Spanish Language Drama and Theatre (SPAN) (3)

C-3a Language [top]

ARAB 101 Elementary Arabic I (4)
ARAB 102 Elementary Arabic II (4)
ASL 101 American Sign Language I (3)
ASL 102 American Sign Language II (3)
CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I (4)
CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II (4)
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I (4)
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II (4)
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (4)
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (4)
SPAN 211 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I (4)
SPAN 212 Spanish for Heritage Speakers II (4)
SPAN 301 Advanced Spanish: Part One (3)
SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish: Part Two (3)

C-3b Multicultural [top]

ANTH 102 Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 323 Native Americans of California to the 1850's (3)
ART 101 What is Art? (3)
ART 102 Multicultural Children’s Art (3)
ART 112 Art of the Eastern World (3)
ART 332 Multicultural Art Movements (3)
ART 333 History of Southern California Chicana/o Art (HIST) (3)
ART 335 American Ethnic Images in Novels, Film, and Art (ENGL/HIST) (3)
ART 435 Postmodern Visual Culture (3)
ART 451 Diversity in the Visual Arts (3)
CHS 100 Chicana/os in Contemporary Society (3)
CHS 331 Transborder Perspectives in Chicana/o Studies (3)
COMM 321 Cultural Conversations (3)
EDUC 445 Chicano Child and Adolescent (HIST) (4)
EDUC 512 Equity, Diversity and Foundations of Schooling (3)
ENGL 110 Themes in Multicultural Literature for Non-Majors (3)
ENGL 333 Multicultural Drama in Performance/ Production (PATH) (3)
ENGL 349 Perspectives on Multicultural Literature (3)
ENGL 350 Native American Literature (3)
ENGL 351 African/African American Literature (3)
ENGL 352 Asian/Asian American Literature (3)
ENGL 353 Chicana/o Hispanic/Hispanic American Literature (3)
ENGL 430 Tradition and Transformation: Literature, History, and Cultural Change (HIST) (3)
HIST 338 Theatre in History (PATH) (3)
NRS 342 Complementary and Alternative Health (PSY) (3)
PAMU 330 Jazz in America (3)
PATH 334 Spanish Language Drama and Theatre (SPAN) (3)
POLS 306 The Politics of Race and Ethnicity (3)
POLS 330 Political Sociology (SOC) (3)
PSY 344 Psychology and Traditional Asian Thought (3)
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (4)
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (4)
SPAN 211 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I (4)
SPAN 212 Spanish for Heritage Speakers II (4)
UNIV 392 International Experience (1-3)

Category D: Social Perspectives (12 units) [top]

The courses in this category enhance student knowledge of the complex cultural and institutional world in which people live. Each course examines relationships between various cultures and institutions that shape our social, economic, psychological, and political realities. Using the lenses of the social sciences, students gain insight and understanding of the social, political, historical, economic, educational or behavioral aspects of world cultures and systems, including the ways in which these interact and influence each other.

Students must select a minimum of three courses (12 units), each course in a different social science discipline.

ANTH 102 Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 105 Introduction to Archeology (3)
ANTH 310 Civilization of an Ancient Landscape: World Archaeology (3)
ANTH 323 Native Americans of California to the 1850's (3)
ANTH 327 Oral History and Community (3)
ANTH 332 Human Ecology (ESRM) (3)
ANTH 442 The African Diaspora (HIST) (3)
ANTH 443 Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Health and Healing (3)
ANTH 444 Values and Valuables (ECON) (3)
ART 331 Art, Society, and Mass Media (COMM) (3)
ART 333 History of Southern California Chicana/o Art (HIST) (3)
ART 334 The Business of Art (BUS) (3)
ART 336 Art and Music: Dissonance, Diversity and Continuity (PAMU) (3)
ART 337 Art on Film and Film as Art (3)
ART 433 Women in the Arts (3)
ART 434 The Museum: Culture, Business and Education (BUS/EDUC) (3)
BIOL 326 Scientific and Professional Ethics (MGT) (3)
BIOL 331 Biotechnology in the Twenty-First Century (BUS) (3)
BIOL 332 Cancer and Society (3)
BIOL 342 The Zoo: Conservation, Education and Recreation (BUS/ECON/EDUC) (3)
BIOL 345 Science and Public Policy (POLS) (3)
BIOL 432 Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (3)
BUS 333 Nonprofit Organizations (COMM/ECON/POLS) (3)
BUS 336 Social Entrepreneurship (SOC) (3)
BUS 340 Business and Economics in American (3)
Literature (ECON/ENGL) (3)
BUS 341 Drug Discovery and Development (CHEM/ECON) (3)
BUS 344 The Library: Collections, Services (3) and Instruction (ECON/EDUC/LIB) (3)
BUS 347 The University (ECON/EDUC) (3) 
BUS 349 History of Business and Economics in North America (ECON/HIST) (3)
BUS 424 Business, Government and Society (3)
BUS 448 Globalization and Development (ECON/SOC) (3)
CHS 100 Chicanas/os in Contemporary Society (3)
CHS 292 Chicana/o Studies Service Learning and Civic Engagement (3)
CHS 331 Transborder Perspectives in Chicana/o Studies (3)
COMM 211 Discerning Information in an Interconnected World (LIB) (3)
COMM 335 Politics and Film (POLS) (3)
COMM 340 Conflict Management and Mediation (3)
COMM 345 Media Literacy and Youth Culture (EDUC) (3)
COMM 430 Political Communication (POLS) (3)
COMM 441 Health Communication (NRS) (3)
COMM 443 Environmental Communication (ESRM) (3)
COMP 447 Societal Issues in Computing (3)
ECON 110 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 111 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 300 Fundamentals of Economics (3)
ECON 331 Narratives of the Working Class (ENGL/HIST/POLS/SOC) (3)
ECON 343 Capital Theory (FIN) (3)
ECS 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC 101 Introduction to Elementary Schooling (3)
EDUC 320 Education in Modern Society (3)
EDUC 330 Introduction to Secondary Schooling (3)
EDUC 431 Education Policy and Politics (POLS) (3)
EDUC 445 Chicano Child and Adolescent (HIST) (4)
ENGL 334 Narratives of Southern California (HIST) (3)
ENGL 337 Literature of the Environment (3)
ENGL 339 Psychology and Literature (PSY) (3)
ENGL 430 Tradition and Transformation: Literature, History, and Cultural Change (HIST) (3)
ENGL 433 Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Studies (GEND) (3)
ESRM 100 Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management (3)
ESRM 340 Politics and the Environment (POLS) (3)
ESRM 341 The National Park (POLS) (3)
ESRM 342 Environmental History (HIST) (3)
ESRM 440 Population Studies (SOC) (3)
GEOG 201 Culture and Historical Geography of the World (3)
GLST 200 Introduction to Global Studies (3)
HIST 211 World Civilizations: Origins to 1500 (3)
HIST 212 World Civilizations: Since 1500 (3)
HIST 280 The Historian’s Craft (3)
HIST 340 History and Psychology of Nazi Germany (PSY) (3)
HIST 360 History of Colonial Latin America (3)
HIST 361 History of Modern Latin America (3)
HIST 365 Themes in World History (3)
HIST 402 Southern California Chicana/o History and Culture (3)
HIST 412 Law and Society (3)
HIST 413 World Religions and Classical Philosophies (3)
HIST 436 Psychology and History of East Asian Warrior Cultures (PSY) (3)
HIST 451 History of Africa Since 1800 (3)
HIST 452 History of Southern Africa Since 1600 (3)
MATH 331 History of Mathematics (3)
NRS 348 Healthy Aging (PSY/SOC) (3)
POLS 102 Comparative Government (3)
POLS 103 Introduction to International Politics (3)
POLS 328 United States Foreign Policy (3)
POLS 330 Political Sociology (SOC) (3)
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSY 213 Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 333 Measurement and Testing of Groups and Individuals (3)
PSY 337 Psychological Ethics and Moral Philosophy (3)
PSY 345 Individuals with Disabilities in Society (SPED) (3)
PSY 432 Seminar in Leadership (3)
PSY 445 Adolescent Development (3)
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 201 Social Problems in a Service Learning Context (3)

Category E: Human Psychological and Physiological Perspectives (3 units) [top]

The courses in this category enhance students’ awareness and understanding of themselves as both psychological and physiological beings. These courses promote this awareness by focusing on issues such as human development, human sexuality, human behavior and psychology, health, nutrition, physical activity, and death and dying. The perspective is that humans, as physiological and psychological beings, must relate to others in a physical and social environment.

Students must complete at least one course to satisfy Category E. Courses that are primarily physical activity courses may satisfy no more than 1 unit of the 3-unit requirement.

ART 338 Psychology of Art and Artists (PSY) (3)
BIOL 212 Neurobiology and Cognitive Science (PSY) (3)
BIOL 213 Sex, Germs and Diseases (3)
BIOL 333 Emerging Public Health Issues (3)
BIOL 434 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging (HLTH/PHYS) (4)
COMP 449 Human-Computer Interaction (PSY) (3)
HIST 340 History and Psychology of Nazi Germany (PSY) (3)
HIST 436 Psychology and History of East Asian Warrior Cultures (PSY) (3)
HLTH 322 Health Issues in Education (2)
NRS 342 Complementary and Alternative Health (PSY) (3)
NRS 348 Healthy Aging (PSY/SOC) (3)
PADA 254 Modern Dance I (3)
PHED 102 Seminar in Traditional Martial Arts: Tai Ji (1)
PHED 105 Zen of Surfing (1)
PHED 110 Wellness (2)
PHED 208 Introduction to Kinesiology (3)
PHED 302 Motor Learning, Fitness and Development in Children (2)
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSY 210 Learning, Cognition and Development (3)
PSY 213 Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 220 Human Sexual Behavior (3)
PSY 344 Psychology and Traditional Asian Thought (3)
PSY 345 Individuals with Disabilities in Society (SPED) (3)
PSY 346 Human Motivation (3)
PSY 432 Seminar in Leadership (3)
PSY 445 Adolescent Development (3)

Upper Division Interdisciplinary General Education Courses [top]

Courses in the following list meet the upper division general education requirement and may also be counted toward the designated General Education category. If a course is designated in more than one GE category the student must choose which GE category the course is fulfilling.

ANTH 332 Human Ecology (ESRM) (3)
ANTH 345 Human Evolution and Diversity (3)
ANTH 442 The African Diaspora (HIST) (3)
ANTH 443 Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Health and Healing (3)
ANTH 444 Values and Valuables (ECON) (3)
ART 330 Critical Thinking in a Visual World (3)
ART 331 Art, Society, and Mass Media (COMM) (3)
ART 332 Multicultural Art Movements (3)
ART 333 History of Southern California Chicana/o Art (HIST) (3)
ART 334 The Business of Art (BUS) (3)
ART 335 American Ethnic Images in Novels, Film, and Art (ENGL/HIST) (3)
ART 336 Art and Music: Dissonance, Diversity and Continuity (PAMU) (3)
ART 337 Art on Film and Film as Art (3)
ART 338 Psychology of Art and Artists (PSY) (3)
ART 431 European Renaissance Literature and Art (ENGL) (3)
ART 432 Arts of the Harlem Renaissance (ENGL/PAMU) (3)
ART 433 Women in the Arts (3)
ART 434 The Museum: Culture, Business and Education (BUS/EDUC) (3)
ART 435 Postmodern Visual Culture (3)
ART 436 Modern Art (3)
BIOL 331 Biotechnology in the Twenty-First Century (BUS) (3)
BIOL 332 Cancer and Society (3)
BIOL 333 Emerging Public Health Issues (3)
BIOL 334 Natural History of Ventura County (3)
BIOL 335 The Biosphere (3)
BIOL 342 The Zoo: Conservation, Education and Recreation (BUS/ECON/EDUC) (3)
BIOL 345 Science and Public Policy (POLS) (3)
BIOL 431 Bioinformatics (4)
BIOL 432 Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (3)
BIOL 433 Ecology and the Environment (4)
BIOL 434 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging (HLTH/PHYS) (4)
BUS 333 Nonprofit Organizations (COMM/ECON/ POLS) (3)
BUS 335 Business and the Performing Arts (PA) (3)
BUS 336 Social Entrepreneurship (SOC) (3)
BUS 340 Business and Economics in American Literature (ECON/ENGL) (3)
BUS 341 Drug Discovery and Development (CHEM/ECON) (3)
BUS 344 The Library: Collections, Services and Instruction (ECON/EDUC/LIB) (3)
BUS 347 The University (ECON/EDUC) (3)
BUS 349 History of Business and Economics in North America (ECON/HIST) (3)
BUS 448 Globalization and Development (ECON/SOC) (3)
CHEM 330 The History of Science: NonWestern Origins and the Western Revolution (HIST) (3)
CHEM 335 The Chemistry of the Kitchen (3)
CHEM 343 Forensic Science (3)
CHEM 344 Energy and Society (PHYS) (3)
CHS 331 Transborder Perspectives in Chicana/o Studies (3)
COMM 335 Politics and Film (POLS) (3)
COMM 336 Multicultural Literature and Communication (ENGL) (3)
COMM 340 Conflict Management and Mediation (3)
COMM 345 Media Literacy and Youth Culture (EDUC) (3)
COMM 346 School Communication (EDUC) (3)
COMM 430 Political Communication (POLS) (3)
COMM 441 Health Communication (NRS) (3)
COMM 442 Organizational Communication (3)
COMM 443 Environmental Communication (ESRM) (3)
COMP 337 Survey of Computer Gaming (3)
COMP 345 Digital Image Processing (MATH/PHYS) (3)
COMP 437 Foundation of Computer Game Development (3)
COMP 445 Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition (MATH/PHYS) (3)
COMP 447 Societal Issues in Computing (3)
COMP 449 Human-Computer Interaction (PSY) (3)
ECON 331 Narratives of the Working Class (ENGL/HIST/POLS/SOC) (3)
ECON 343 Capital Theory (FIN) (3)
EDUC 330 Introduction to Secondary Schooling (3)
EDUC 343 Teaching Drama to Children (PATH) (3)
EDUC 431 Education Policy and Politics (POLS) (3)
EDUC 445 Chicano Child and Adolescent (HIST) (3)
ENGL 330 Interdisciplinary Writing (3)
ENGL 332 Teaching Dramatic Literature (PATH) (3)
ENGL 333 Multicultural Drama in Performance/Production (PATH) (3)
ENGL 334 Narratives of Southern California (HIST) (3)
ENGL 337 Literature of the Environment (3)
ENGL 338 Science and Conscience (PHYS) (3)
ENGL 339 Psychology and Literature (PSY) (3)
ENGL 349 Perspectives on Multicultural Literature (3)
ENGL 430 Tradition and Transformation: Literature, History, and Cultural Change (HIST) (3)
ENGL 433 Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Studies (GEND) (3)
ENGL 444 Original Practice in Renaissance Drama (PATH) (3)
ESRM 340 Politics and the Environment (POLS) (3)
ESRM 341 The National Park (POLS) (3)
ESRM 342 Environmental History (HIST) (3)
ESRM 440 Population Studies (SOC) (3)
HIST 338 Theatre in History (PATH) (3)
HIST 340 History and Psychology of Nazi Germany (PSY) (3)
HIST 436 Psychology and History of East Asian Warrior Cultures (PSY) (3)
MATH 330 Mathematics and Fine Arts (3)
MATH 331 History of Mathematics (3)
MATH 430 Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
MATH 437 Mathematics for Game Development (3)
MATH 438 Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
MATH 448 Scientific Computing (3)
NRS 342 Complementary and Alternative Health (PSY) (3)
NRS 348 Healthy Aging (PSY/SOC) (3)
PA 436 Physics of Performing Arts (PHYS) (3)
PAMU 330 Jazz in America (3)
PAMU 333 The Varieties of Musical Experience (3)
PAMU 335 The Physics of Music (PHYS) (3)
PATH 334 Spanish Language Drama and Theatre (SPAN) (3)
PHYS 448 Team Based Research (3)
POLS 330 Political Sociology (SOC) (3)
PSY 333 Measurement and Testing of Groups and Individuals (3)
PSY 337 Psychological Ethics and Moral Philosophy (3)
PSY 344 Psychology and Traditional Asian Thought (3)
PSY 345 Individuals with Disabilities in Society (SPED) (3)
PSY 346 Human Motivation (3)
PSY 432 Seminar in Leadership (3)
PSY 445 Adolescent Development (3)

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