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POLITICAL SCIENCE - DEGREES & CERTIFICATES


Major Code 2207.00

The Political Science sequence is for those who desire to complete a baccalaureate degree in this subject. Emphasis is on satisfying common lower-division university requirements in this major.

Students who wish to obtain an associate degree in Political Science may do so by completing the course requirements listed below plus all other WLAC requirements for an associate degree.

Transfer students should consult the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice. Transfer students who want to also obtain an Associate Degree may do so by completing all WLAC general education requirements plus at least 18 units in the major as required by the transfer institution (a total of 60 units for an Associate Degree).

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (18 UNITS, PLAN A)

  • REQUIRED COURSES
    • HISTORY 11 Political and Social History of the United States I 3
      OR
      HISTORY 12 Political and Social History of the United States II 3
    • POL SCI 1 The Government of the United States 3
    • POL SCI 2 Modern World Governments 3
    • POL SCI 7 Contemporary World Affairs 3
  • AND 6 UNITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:
    • ANTHRO 101 Human Biological Evolution 3
      OR
      SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology 3
    • ECON 1 Principles of Economics I 3
    • HISTORY 1 Introduction to Western Civilization I 3
      OR
      HISTORY 2 Introduction to Western Civilization II 3
    • POL SCI 4 Introduction to State and Local Governments 3
      OR
      POL SCI 8 The Modern Far East - Politics of the Pacific Rim 3
  • TOTAL UNITS 18

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