Degrees & Certificates
Political Science AA-T
Effective Fall 2019
The Las Positas College Political Science program offers courses that lead to an Associate of Arts in Political Science for Transfer Degree. Students will have guaranteed admission to a California State University (CSU) campus upon successful completion of the program requirements. Students should consult with a counselor to determine whether this degree is the best option for their transfer goals. General education requirements should be selected carefully based on the intended transfer institution.
- Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer
to the California State University, including both of the following:
- The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or CA State University General Education - Breadth Requirements.
- A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT’s) also require that students must earn a "C " (or "P'') or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.
|POLI 7 (Introduction to American Government)||4|
|MATH 40 (Statistics and Probability)||4|
|POLI 20 (Comparative Government)||3|
|POLI 25 (Introduction to Political Theory)||3|
|POLI 30 (International Relations)||3|
|Any List A course not already used||3-4|
|HIST 7 (US History Through Reconstruction)||3|
|HIST 8 (US History Post-Reconstruction)||3|
|POLI 12 (Introduction to California State and Local Government)||3|
|SOC 5 (Introduction to Global Studies)||3|
|Total Units in the Major||19 - 20|
|Additional General Education and Elective Units||40 - 41|
See the Las Positas College California State University General Education-Breadth or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (for CSU) patterns for a listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Elective units are CSU transferable. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.