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2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science

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Political Science focuses on the study of political cultures and political institutions as a preparation for citizenship in the community, nation and world.

Degree: Associate of Arts

Emphasis: Political Science

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

Approved Literature General Education elective1, 3 3 credits

Approved Humanities General Education elective1,3 6 credits

History (6 hours)

Approved History General Education electives2 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Mathematics (3 hours)

Approved Mathematics General Education elective1,3  3 credits

Natural Science (8 hours)

Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives1 8 credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements (19 hours)

Total Credit Hours 60

1 General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2 See senior institution for history requirements.

3 Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.


  • Students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. INFS 1010 satisfies the college’s computer science requirement.
  • Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

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