2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Associate in Arts for Transfer


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The curriculum in the Political Science program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer degree by providing the necessary breadth in the field and, an introduction to the methods used. Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer receive priority admission to the California State University system, though admission to a specific campus is not guaranteed. While an associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion, a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers, which can be achieved through transfer.

Please refer to Graduation Requirements  for more information on transfer degree requirements

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and problems of politics in the United States and globally.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic systems, theories, ideologies, and models of political analysis.
  • Explore specialized fields of study, including international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy and theory.

Required Core


Group A: Select three of the following courses (9 units)


Group B: Select two of the following courses or any course from Group A not already used (6 units)


Total Units for the Major: 18


*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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