Los Angeles Pacific College

General Education

Course Descriptions

GEN 100 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course provides students with a fundamental under-standing of the supply and demand model, the elasticity concept, productivity, costs, prices, and different market structures.

 

GEN 120 Mathematics for Business and Consumers (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course will provide students with the skills to understand and explain mathematical information through symbols, graphs, and numbers. Students will also be able to analyze, graph, and interpret mathematical models. In addition to other topics, this course will cover linear, quadratic, polynomial, and rational functions.

 

GEN 140 English Writing (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course enables students to improve their writing skills, vocabulary, and syntax as related to written business communications.

 

GEN 150 American History (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course provides a brief yet informative overview of the rich history of the United States. This course will cover the birth of the United States as a nation until the present.

 

GEN 160 Grammar Review (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course provides students with a comprehensive review of proper grammar usage.

 

GEN 180 Introduction to Psychology (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course provides a general survey of the principles and theories of psychology and discusses topics including perception, development, learning, motivation, and behavior.

 

GEN 190 Introduction to Earth System Science (3 Units)

Prerequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to our planet and its four main spheres: the biosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and atmosphere. Students will learn how these four very distinct components work together as one whole.