General Education Requirements

The GE requirements are described in detail here:

http://info.sjsu.edu/static/catalog/ge.html

 

They break down into nine areas:

A: Basic Skills (oral and written communication, critical reasoning, basic math)

B: Physical & Life Sciences

C: Arts & Letters

D: Social Sciences

E: Human Understanding and Development

R: Earth & Environment

S: Self, Society, and Equality in the US

V: Culture, Understanding, and Global Society

Z: Written Communication

In addition, students must take two PE courses.

BSCS students automatically satisfy areas B and Z by virtue of their required support courses.