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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Political Science, A.A.


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Suggested Curriculum


This curriculum is designed for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. The transfer program provides students with a broad background to examine all aspects of public life, and prepares them to be alert and well-informed participants in a wide variety of local, state, national, and international issues. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer.

I. General Education Core (37-38)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one course from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)


Select one math course from the list for Area C 

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area B . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E 

III. Electives (12-13)


Select additional courses from the list of courses approval for transfer or contact the universities you are considering.

Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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