General Education Requirements

Private California colleges and universities and state public institutions require a certain number of units of General Education (G.E.) prior to the granting of undergraduate degrees. Most of these units must be in Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Basic Subjects (oral and written communication, logic, mathematics, and statistics). This requirement is satisfied at PSU when the student selects from the following list of G.E. courses. For the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, students must select fifty-six (56) units. The following are required in the G.E. program:

AREA AND COURSE UNITS
COMMUNICATIONS (4 courses) 16
EN200 Composition 4
EN210 Communication Arts 4
EN220 Research Methods and Bibliography 4
Elect one EN350 Technical Writing
EN230 Oral Communication
PY330 Personal Dynamics and Leadership
4
HUMANITIES (3 courses) 12
PL130 Introduction to Philosophy 4
HS100 Introduction to Art History 4
Elect one

EN250 World Literature or Foreign Language
PL200 World Cultures or Foreign Language
EN260 American Litrature,
EN280 Asian Litrature
PL303 Symbolic Logic
PL230 Comparative Systems of Thought

4
MATHEMATICS (2 courses) 8
Elect two

MA101A College Algebra and Trigonometry
MA201 Computer Math for Business Majors
MA305 Probability and Statistics (option for BBA only)
MA202B Calculus for Business Majors OR MA231 Calculus 1
MA232 Calculus 2

4
4
4
4
4
4
NATURAL SCIENCES (1 courses) 4
Elect one PH130A Physics: Mechanics, Fluids, Heat, and Sound
BI101 General Biology
ES101 Earth Sciences
4
4
SOCIAL SCIENCES (4 courses) 16
PY210 Introduction to Psychology 4
Elect one HS130A United States History
PS135 U.S. Government
4
4
Elect one HS200 Western Civilization
HS220 Non-Western Civilization
4
4
4
Elect one SS130 Introduction to the Social Sciences
SS140 Introduction to Sociology
4
4
TOTAL G.E. REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR'S DEGREES
56