Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior. Political science subfields include political theory, political economy, policy studies and analysis, comparative politics, international relations, pre-law and a host of related fields. Political scientists use both humanistic and scientific perspectives and tools and a variety of methodological approaches to examine the process, systems, and political dynamics of all countries and regions of the world.
Political Science (AA-T) Requirements
|Complete Core Courses, 3 units||Units|
|PLSC 210||American Politics||3 units|
|List B, select at least 2 courses (minimum 6-7 units)||Units|
|Any course from list A not already used||3 - 4 units|
|COMM 150||Intercultural Communication||3 units|
|COMM 180||Introduction to Communication Studies||3 units|
|ECON 100||Principles of Macro Economics||3 units|
|GEOG 110||Cultural Geography||3 units|
|HIST 201||U.S. History through 1877||3 units|
|PLSC 103||Critical Thinking About World Politics||3 units|
|PLSC 310||California State and Local Government||3 units|
|PLSC 320||Latin American Politics||3 units|
|PLSC 325||Honors Colloquium in Political Science: Politics and Religion||1 unit|
|SOCI 141||Ethnicity and Race in Society||3 units|
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
- California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.
Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.