The Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer Degree is designed to prepare the student for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically intended to satisfy lower-division requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree in Political Science at a California State University. The knowledge and skills offered in this degree lead students to develop foundational knowledge in the field of political science including those topics and issues related to global, national, and local aspects of the field of study.
The Political Science AA-T degree requires completion of the major and the CSU General Education (40 units) or IGETC (37-39 units) requirements.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR||UNITS|
|Eligibility for ENGL 120, or ESL 151||POL S 101*||Introduction to Government||3|
|List A - Select three courses from the following|
|POL S 101, 103||POL S 102||Modern Comparative Governments||3|
|Eligibility for ENGL 120, or ESL 151||POL S 103||Introduction to World Politics||3|
|POL S 101 or 102 or equivalent||POL S 104||Introduction to Political Theory||3|
|MATH 101, 120, or 131, 220B, or 2 units of Math 220 or placement test scores||MATH 136||Statistics||4|
|List B - Select two courses from the following|
|Eligibility for ENGL 120, or ESL 151||ANTH 102||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ETH S 102||Latinos in the United States||3|
|ETH S 120||Mexican-American Studies||3|
|Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151||ETH S 121||Ethnic and Racial Minorities||3|
|ETH S 123||Asians in America||3|
|ETH S 132||The African American Experience in the United States||3|
|GEOG 102||Cultural Geography||3|
|HIST 104||History of Contemporary Latin America||3|
|Eligibility for ENGL 101||HIST 117||History of the United States, 1550-1877
|Eligibility for ENGL 101||HIST 118||History of the United States, 1865-Present
|MCOMM 101||Introduction to Mass Communications||3|
|POL S 108||Politics and Practices of the United Nations||3|
|POL S 110||Contemporary World Problems||3|
|POL S 111||The Modern Middle East: Its Political and Economic Impact||3|
|SOC 102||Social Crises of Today||3|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||
Units for the major may be double counted for CSUGE or IGETC. Elective units to reach the 60-unit degree requirement must be CSU transferable.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
|August 2014||GCC Catalog 2014-2015|
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.