POLITICAL SCIENCE FOR TRANSFER
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, or 105, or SOC S 125, 126, or 132||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 equivalent||POL S 104||Introduction to Political Theory||3|
|MATH 101, 120, or 131, or 2 units of Math 220 or placement test scores||MATH 136||Statistics||4|
|List B - Select two courses from the following|
|Any course from List A not used above||3|
|ANTH 102||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ETH S 102||Sociology of Sex and Gender||3|
|ETH S 120||Latinos in the US||3|
|Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151||ETH S 121||Introduction to Race and Ethnicity||3|
|ETH S 123||Asians in America||3|
|ETH S 132||African American Experience||3|
|GEOG 102||Cultural Geography||3|
|HIST 104||History of Contemporary Latin America||3|
|MCOMM 101||Introduction to Mass Communications||3|
|POL S 108||Politics and Practices of the United Nations||3|
|POL S 110||Introduction to Contemporary World Problems||3|
|POL S 111||The Modern Middle East: Its Political and Economic Impact||3|
|SOC 102||Social Crisis of Today||3|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||
|January 2014||GCC Catalog 2013-2014|
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.