U.S. Constitution Stock PhotoPolitical Science Transfer Degree Program

The program provides general education courses in government and international relations to prepare a student for transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a degree in Political Science.

A student’s class choices should be planned with the requirements of the transfer institution in mind.  See your advisor for enrollment information and transfer institution requirements.

Most students who decide to major in Political Science at a four-year institution will plan a course of study that will lead to an Associate in Arts Degree.

Recommended Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
HIST-102 Early United States History 3
ECON-205 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON-206 Principles of Microeconomics 3
HIST-103 Recent United States History 3
GOVN-104 United States Government 3
GEOG-120 World Geography 3

To complete an associate degree the program emphasis credit hours and the general education credit hours, which must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee, must total at least 64 credit hours.

Description of Courses

GOVN-104.  United States Government.  3 Hours.  This course is a survey of U.S. national government with emphasis on the Constitution, the Congress, the President and the Supreme Court.  Foreign Policy since 1938 is also emphasized.