Core Requirements

Students admitted Fall 2000 or later must meet the following core requirements:

Liberal Arts 101 (First Year Seminar; 1 unit)

Modes of Inquiry (1 unit each)

section codes

A Artistic Creation and Analysis      (MAC)
H Historical and Cultural Analysis   (MHC)
M Modeling and Analysis                (MMA)
S Scientific Analysis                       (MSA)
T Textual Analysis                          (MTA)
Category Requirements (1 unit each)
V Environmental Studies                (YEN)
Y Ethnicity Studies                         (YEH)
D Gender Studies                           (YGE)

Global Studies                            (YGL)

Total of 10 Units

For a complete listing of classes (by semester) that fulfill mode or category, click here.

Also, the following distribution of courses must be fulfilled. These courses can also apply to modes, categories, majors, minors, and/or concentrations.

Two units in Humanities (can be from same department)
English, Foreign Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Two units in Science (can be from same department)
Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics

Two units in Social Science (can be from same department)
Anthropology & Sociology, Economics & Management, History, Political Science, Psychology, Speech Communication, International Studies, Ethnic Studies, Women's & Gender Studies

One unit in Fine Arts
Art,  Art History, Music, Theatre