2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Upper Division GE Area B: Math & Science


Program Upper Division GE Area B Modifications

The following majors have Upper Division GE Area B requirements incorporated into the major requirements: Chemistry, Environmental Resources Engineering, Fisheries Biology, Kinesiology, Oceanography, Physics.

Students can also satisfy 3 units of Upper Division GE Area B by completing an approved minor in one of the disciplines in the College of Natural Resources and Sciences. A minor cannot be awarded to a student receiving a related major of the same name.

GE Notes:

GE requirements cannot be waived and other HSU courses cannot be substituted for approved GE courses. To fulfill a particular requirement, a course must be completed during the academic year in which the GE status is designated in the catalog. Courses that meet outcomes of more than one GE area A-F, may only be used to satisfy one of those areas.


Upon completing this requirement, students will be able to:

  • apply scientific concepts and theories to develop scientific explanations of natural phenomena
  • critically evaluate conclusion drawn from a particular set of observations or experiments
  • discuss value systems and ethics associated with scientific endeavors.