Foothill College – Political Science AA-T

Core Courses (5 units)

EPOLI 1: Political Science: Introduction to American Government & Politics (5 units)*

Support Courses (21-24 units)

Complete THREE courses from List A:

List A:

MATH 10: Elementary Statistics (5 units)*
or PSYC 7: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)
or SOC 7: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)

POLI 2: Comparative Government & Politics (4 units)*
or POLI 2H: Honors Comparative Government & Politics (4 units)

POLI 3: Introduction to Political Philosophy/Political Theory (5 units)
or POLI 3H: Honors Introduction to Political Philosophy/Political Theory (5 units)

POLI 15: International Relations/World Politics (4 units)*
or POLI 15H: Honors International Relations/World Politics (4 units)

And complete ONE course each from two sections of the four List B sections, below:

List B:

Section #1

Any course not used from List A

Section #2

POLI 9: Political Economy (4 units)
or POLI 9H: Honors Political Economy (4 units)
or ECON 9: Political Economy (4 units)
or ECON 9H: Honors Political Economy (4 units)

Section #3

ANTH 2A: Cultural Anthropology (4 units)*
or ANTH 2AH: Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 units)

BUSI 18: Business Law I (5 units)*

ECON 1A: Principles of Macroeconomics (5 units)*

ECON 1B: Principles of Microeconomics (5 units)*

Section #4:

GEOG 5: Introduction to Economic Geography (4 units)*

HIST 4A: History of Western Civilization to 800 CE (4 units)*

HIST 4B: History of Western Civilization: 700-1800 (4 units)*

HIST 4C: History of Western Civilization 1789-Present (4 units)*
or HIST 4CH: Honors History of Western Civilization 1789-Present (4 units)

HIST 17A: History of the United States to 1815 (4 units)*

HIST 17B: History of the United States from 1812 to 1914 (4 units)*

HIST 17C: History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 units)*
or HIST 17CH: Honors History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 units)

SOC 10: Research Methods & Designs (5 units)*
or PSYC 10: Research Methods & Designs (5 units)*

SOC 11: Introduction to Social Welfare (5 units)

SOC 14: Sociology of Crime (4 units)

SOC 15: Law & Society (4 units)

SOC 20: Major Social Problems (4 units)*

SOC 23: Race & Ethnic Relations (4 units)*

WMN 11: Women in Global Perspective (4 units)

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during 2018.

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 also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create a 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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