General Education Requirements (FA23)


My Class Search

Step 1: Go to the Term field and click on the White down arrow icon to view the drop-down menu. Select the term in which you would like to search for classes. This field is required to begin any class search.

Step 2: Go to the Session field and click on the White down arrow icon to view the drop-down menu and select the session in which you would like to search for classes.

Fall & Spring terms offer "Regular Session" & Ext. Education Session."
Note: There are classes in both sessions that may have the same subject code, catalog number, and section. Please make sure you are registering for the class in the appropriate "session".

Summer term offers:

  • Regular Session (classes offered during Session 1 and 2 of summer term)
  • Summer Session 1 (classes offered for the first 6 weeks of summer term)
  • Summer Session 2 (classes offered the second 6 weeks of summer term)
  • All Sessions (classes offered for all three sessions of summer term)

Step 3: Go to the "Show Me Open Classes Only" checkbox. This checkbox will default unchecked.

  • If you want all classes offered with your criteria to display, including closed classes with waitlists and cancelled classes, leave this box unchecked.
    Note: cancelled classes are included in the results and will have a note below the title indicating the class has been cancelled.
  • If you want to show only open classes offered with your criteria, check this box.

Step 4: Go to "Click on the arrow to the left for Additional Criteria"

Additional Criteria
and click on the arrow Blue down arrow icon to search for additional criteria. This will bring you to the page below:

Additional Criteria expanded

Step 5: Go to the Course Attribute field and click on the magnifying glass to view the list of course attributes and select L_GE for General Education Requirements prior to Fall 2021.  For students who entered as freshman in Fall 2021, view GE21 course attribute for General Education Requirements modified as of Fall 2021.

GE field

Step 6: Go to the Course Attribute Value field and click on the magnifying glass to view the list of course attribute values. Select the GE group of courses you would like to search for classes:

Step 7: Click on the search button button below to return classes offered with your search criteria.

To reset or clear additional search criteria only, click on the reset additional criteria button.

To reset or clear all search criteria you have entered to start a new search click on the reset all search criteria button button.

When results display, any classes having a Prereq iconicon in the PREQ column, the class requires prerequisite courses prior to taking the class.
When results display, any classes having a Zero Cost icon
icon in the first column, the class requires course material that are free to students or may have a low-cost option for print versions.

NOTE:  To override pop-up blockers when downloading to Excel, hold the Control key and click the Excel icon.

For more instructions on how to narrow your search, return to the tutorial homepage for additional instructions.

If you are having difficulty performing a class search using these instructions, please contact the office of Academic Affairs at (310) 243-3307 for assistance.