Associate in Arts Degree

Political Science  18 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

3 units   POLSC 125                                Government of the United States

3 units   ECON 220                                  Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

3 units   HIST 120                                    History of the United States 
(Colonial ~ 1865)

3 units   HIST 140                                    History of Western Civilization to the 
Renaissance

3 units   SOCIO 220                                  Introduction to Sociology

At least 3 semester units from the following:

3 units   ADJUS 120                                 Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 121                                 Basic Law

3 units   ANTHR 130                               Cultural Anthropology

3 units   GEOG 130                                  Cultural Anthropology

3 units   HIST 110                                    Cultural Geography

3 units   HIST 121                                    History of United States (1865 ~ Present)

3 units   HIST 122                                    History of African Americans in the United States (Pre-Colonial ~ 1865)

or            HIST 123                                    History of African Americans in the United States (1865 ~ Present)

3 units   HIST 124                                   History of California

3 units   LARAZ 113                                 Introduction to Analysis of American 
Political Institutions

3 units   POLSC 225                                 Dynamics of African American Politics in America