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General Education Program

Semester General Education Program

General Education program effecting Fall 2020.

2020-2021 General Education Program(Link to the 2020-21 university catalog)
2020-2021 General Education Course Listing(Approved by Faculty Senate on April 23, 2019.)

University Foundations (21 units)

University Foundations
Units GE Category
3 Foundation Seminar (E) 
3 Oral Communication (A1)
3 Written Communication (A2)
3 Critical Thinking (A3)
3 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4)
3 American Government (D1)
3 United States History (D2)

Disciplinary Perspective (28 units)

Scientific Inquiry (Category B)

Scientific Inquiry
Units GE Category
3 Physical Science (B1)
3 Life Science (B2)
1 Laboratory Activity (B3)
3 Upper Division Scientific Inquiry (B5)

Arts & Humanities (Category C)

Arts & Humanities
Units GE Category
3 Arts (C1)
3 Humanities (C2)

Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2)

3 Upper Division Arts or Humanities (C4)

Social Sciences (Category D)

Social Sciences
Units GE Category
3 Social Sciences Discipline Perspective (D3)
3 Upper Division Social Science (D4)


DI Diversity and Inclusiveness
G Global Perspectives
WI Writing Intensive


Quarter General Education Program

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), has transitioned from a quarter system to a semester system institution. 

Click here to view our 2019-2020 Quarter General Education programPages extracted from the 2019-20 bulletin (pages 47-51). 

To view previous general education program from our university bulletin, please visit