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Political Science Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AA Transfer Curriculum for Political Science

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
PHL 101 3
Select from Group II
(Foreign language may be required.)
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group III 9
Mathematics (3) Semester Hours
MTH 115
MTH 126
Select from Group IV [1]
Physical and Life Science (7-8) Semester Hours
Select from Group V (Must include one lab) 7-8
Minimum General Education 42-43

Area of Concentration/Electives

  Semester Hours
POL 101 3
POL 102 3
POL 108 3
POL 210 3
Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses.  
Minimum Area of Concentration/Electives 24-25
Minimum for AS Degree 62
  1. Math requirements for political science vary at four-year institutions. Consult the Transfer Center.

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The discipline of political science revolves around government, public policy and ethics, foreign politics, law and judicial process.


  • Political
  • Geographer
  • Political Scientist
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Political Consultant
  • Public Administration

This is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in political science. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their courses and program. Peruse some of the offerings in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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