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Political Science Degree (SAC 0613)

The associate degree curriculum in political science prepares students to move into a curriculum at a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. The baccalaureate degree prepares students for law school, teaching, public relations, journalism, government service on the local, state and national levels, and private employment where government institutions are involved.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE:

Course

Units

Political Science 101, Introduction to Government
    OR Political Science 101H, Honors Introduction to Government 
3
9 units from 3 courses below:  
Political Science 200, American Political Thought OR Political Science 200H, Honors American Political Thought 3
Political Science 201, Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
Political Science 220, International Politics 3
Political Science 235, Identity Politics 3
4 units from courses below:  
English 101, Freshman Composition
    OR English 101H, Honors Freshman Composition
4
Elective 9 units. 
Select electives from the list at the bottom of the page.

TOTAL

25

Anthropology 100 or 100H; Computer Science 100; Economics 120; Foreign Language 101, 102, 201 or 201H, 202 or 202H; History 101 or 101H, 102 or 102H, 120 or 120H, 150-151, 153, 160-161; Interdisciplinary Studies 117H; Philosophy 106 or 106H; Psychology 100 or 100H; Sociology 100 or 100H; Speech Communication140.