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					CCC Breadth Requirements for the Associate Degree
Language and Rationality.................... 6 units              D. Social Sciences..................................... 3 units
At least one course from Area A1 and one course from Area         (All courses listed are 3 units unless otherwise noted)
A2. A student may apply only one course below the
transferable freshman composition level toward the associate      Administration of Justice 120, 121, 223
degree.                                                           African American Studies 110, 120, 125, 226
                                                                  Anthropology 125, 130, 140, 150
1. English Composition, 3 units                                   Business 109
          English 1A, 1B                                          Early Childhood Education 120, 144, 220
2. Oral Communication & Critical Thinking, 3 units                Economics 125, 220, 221
(All courses listed are 3 units unless otherwise noted.)          Education 125
          Business 240                                            Geography 130, 150, 160
          Computer Information Systems                            History 110, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 130, 140, 141,
          125, 133 (3.5), 162 (3.5), 165 (3.5)                    155, 160, 161
          Computer Science 170 (4)                                La Raza Studies 113, 125, 141, 142
          English 1B, 1C                                          Political Science 125, 225
          English as a Second Language 132 (4)                    Psychology 122, 126, 128, 130, 132, 135, 140, 220, 222
          Mathematics 140, 164, 170 (4), 171 (4)                  Social Science 140, 296
          Philosophy 130                                          Sociology 220, 221, 225, 234, 245, 250
          Speech 110, 120, 121, 121I, 122, 128, 141 (1-4)         Speech 122
          142 (1.5-4), 160B (2-3)
                                                                  E. One additional course from areas A-D
B. Natural Science (with lab).................... 4 units         above......................................................... 3 units
(All courses listed are 4 units unless otherwise noted)           You may use any course listed under areas A-D above, or any
                                                                  of the following: (All courses listed are 3 units unless
Anthropology 140 (3) and 140L (1)                                 otherwise noted.)
Biological Science 110, 119, 132, 134, 140, 141, 148
Chemistry 109, 119, 120 (5), 121 (5), 220 (5), 226 (5), 227 (5)   Anthropology 140
Geography 120 (3) and 120L (1)                                    Astronomy 120
Geology 120 (3) and 120L (1)                                      Biological Science 102, 106 (.5)
Physics 110 (3) and 110L (1.5), 120/120H, 121/121H,               Geography 125
130, 230, 231                                                     Mathematics 121, 140, 164, 170 (4), 171 (4), 180 (4), 185,
                                                                  190 (5), 191, 200, 290 (4), 292
C. Arts and Humanities.............................3 units
(All courses listed are 3 units unless otherwise noted)           F. American Institutions............................3 units
                                                                  This course cannot be the same as one used to satisfy any
Art 116, 118, 124 (1-3), 130 (1-3), 132 (1-4), 138, 140 (1-4),    area above. (All courses listed are 3 units unless otherwise
141 (2-4), 145 (2-4), 184, 190, 191                               noted)
Chinese 120 (5), 121 (5)
Drama 101, 106 (2.5), 110, 120 (4), 121 (4), 225 (1-4),           History 120, 121, 122, 123
230 (.5-4)                                                        La Raza Studies 113
English 1B, 163, 200A, 210B, 220B, 230B, 250A, 250B,              Political Science 125, 225
256A,
256B, 260A, 260B, 274, 293/293H                                   G. Health Education...............................0-3 units
English as a Second Language 195 (4)
                                                                  Credit by examination
French 120 (5), 121 (5), 220 (4), 221 (4)
History 110, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 130, 140, 141, 155,
                                                                  Health Education 120 (3)
160, 161, 180, 190
                                                                  Current exemption (You are exempt from this requirement if
Humanities 113, 120, 160                                          you are licensed or enrolled in the nursing, medical assisting and
Japanese 120 (5), 121 (5)                                         office technician program or radiological science program.)
La Raza Studies 120, 121, 130, 150, 220, 221
Media and Communication Arts 140, 152, 153, 154 (1-4),
155, 157, 158
                                                                  H. Physical Education Activity.............2 courses
                                                                  (You must take at least 2 activity courses; see course
Music 108, 114, 119, 120 (4), 121 (4), 130, 132,150 (2),
                                                                  description for units)
151 (2), 155, 158 (1-2.5), 159 (1-2.5), 170 (1-2),
171 (1-2), 175, 185, 190 (.5-3), 191 (.5-4), 250 (2), 251 (2),
                                                                  Physical Education 98-275, 282, 379
258, 259 (1-2.5), 270 (1-2)
Philosophy 110, 130, 220
Spanish 111, 120 (5), 121 (5), 220 (5), 221 (5)
Speech 120, 121, 121-I, 122, 142 (1.5-4)
I. Mathematics Proficiency....................0-4 units         L. Program Major.....................18 units or more
Completion with a grade of “C” or better in any of the          In order to earn an Associate in Arts or an Associate in
following: 1 year high school intermediate algebra              Science degree, you must declare a major program of study.
                                                                The chart on page 61 indicates the majors offered at CCC.
Mathematics 120 or higher                                       In Chapter 4, the programs of study are listed alphabetically.
Business 240 (3)                                                The courses required for the major are listed under each
Computer and Communications Technology 110 (3)                  program heading. Each of these courses must be completed
                                                                with a grade of “C” or better. The number of units of major
J. Cultural Pluralism                                           courses required will vary with each program, but in no case
(Any one of the following courses satisfies this requirement)   will it be fewer than 18 units.

Administration of Justice 223 (as of Summer 2003)               M. Electives
African American Studies 120 (as of Summer 1998),
226 (as of Spring 1999)                                         Additional degree-credit courses must be taken, if needed, to
Art 118 (as of Summer 1996)                                     meet the 60 units of credit required for all Associate degrees.
Early Childhood Education 144 (as of Spring 1994)               Courses offered for degree credit will have the symbol “DG”
Education 125 (as of Fall 2004)                                 below the course titles in Chapter 4.
English 1C, 220B (as of Summer 1993), 274 (as of Fall 2001)
Geography 150 (as of Spring 1998)
Humanities 120 (as of Summer 1996)
La Raza Studies 113 (as of Summer 1995), 130 (as of Fall
2000)
Music 114 (as of Summer 1993)
Philosophy 220 (as of Summer 1996)
Political Science 125 (as of Summer 1991),
225 (as of Summer 1998)
Psychology 222 (as of Summer 1994)
Sociology 221 (as of Spring 2006), 245 (as of Spring 1999)
Speech 122 (as of Summer 1994)

K. Information Competency...................0-1units
Contra Costa College requires students who want to earn an
Associate Degree to complete the information competency
requirement. Information Competency is the ability to find,
use, evaluate, and apply information. Students who meet the
requirement will be able to:

Define a research topic and determine information
requirements.
Locate and retrieve relevant information from a variety of
formats including the online library catalog, reference
resources, library subscription databases, and the World Wide
Web.
Evaluate, organize, and synthesize information.
Effectively create, present, and communicate information.
The requirement may be fulfilled by:
Completing one of the following courses with a grade of “C”
or better:

• LIBST 110 (the first unit fulfills the requirement)
• LIBST 110A

OR

• Achieving a score of 70% or better on the challenge exam.
The exam will be offered four times each semester in the
library. You must sign up in advance. Check at the Library
Reference Desk for the schedule of the exam dates,


OR

• Obtaining a certificate of completion from English 142B
(Fall 2006 through Spring 2008 only).

				
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