Saddleback – Political Science (AA-T)

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Required Core – Complete ALL of the following courses:

PS 1 – American Government (3 Units)

or PS 1H – Honors American Government (3 Units)

List A – Select 3 courses from the following:

PS 10H – Honors Political Theory (3 Units)

PS 12 – Comparative Politics and Government (3 Units)

PS 14 – International Relations (3 Units)

PS 4 – Introduction to Political Science (3 Units)

MATH 10 – Introduction to Statistics (3 Units)

or PSYC 44 – Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

List B – Select 2 course(s) from the following:

ECON 2 – Principles (MACRO)(3 Units)

or ECON 2H – Honors Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECON 4 – Principles (MICRO)(3 Units)

or ECON 4H – Honors Principles of Microeconomics (3 Units)

ANTH 2 – Cultural Anthropology (3 Units)

or ANTH 2H – Honors Cultural Anthropology (3 Units)

ES 1 – Multicultural Experiences in the United States (3 Units)

ES 3 – Introduction to Chicana (O) and Latina (O) Cultures (3 Units)

HIST 75 – History of the Modern Middle East (3 Units)

HIST 80 – Introduction to Contemporary Africa (3 Units)

or PS 80 – Introduction to Contemporary Africa (3 Units)

HIST 81 – African American History (3 Units)

SOC 1 – Introduction to Sociology (3 Units)

WS 10 – Introduction to Women’s Studies (3 Units)

or WS 10H – Honors Introduction to Women’s Studies (3 Units)

This program offered an online pathway to completion when last reviewed in 2021.

Associate in Arts for Transfer – Political Science 

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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