General Education Online Courses
Prepare to complete your bachelor’s degree. Now you can take your General Education (GE) requirements, including the Golden Four courses (A1, A2, A3, B4), 100% online. These courses are aimed at adult learners who plan to complete a bachelor's degree at a California State University. Students must have a high school diploma or GED to enroll.
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About the GE Online Courses
Cost: $395 per unit ($1,185 per 3-unit course)
Length: 8 - 16 weeks per course
When to Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Financial aid is not applicable for the online courses
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What GE Courses Will You Take?
Area A - English Language Communication and Critical Thinking
A1 - Oral Communication
COMM 150: Fundamentals of Oral Communication*
A2 - Written English Communication
ENG 114: Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice*
A3 - Critical Thinking
PHIL 110: Introduction to Critical Thinking I*
*Fulfills Golden Four Requirement