Los Angeles Pierce College

Political Science AA-T

Required Core (complete ALL of the following courses)

POL SCI 001: The Government of the United States (3 units)*

List A (select THREE courses from the following)

POL SCI 002: Modern World Governments (3 units)

POL SCI 005: The Government of the United States (3 units)*

POL SCI 007: Contemporary World Affairs (3 units)*

MATH 227: Statistics (4 units)
or POL SCI 050: Introduction to Research in Political Science (3 units)
or STAT 001: Elementary Statistics I for the Social Sciences (3 units)*

List B (select TWO courses from the following)

ADM JUS 001: Introduction to Administration of Justice (3 units)*

ANTHRO 102: Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology (3 units)*

ECON 010: Economic History of the United States (3 units)

HISTORY 011: Political and Social History of the United States I (3 units)*

HISTORY 012: Political and Social History of the United States II (3 units)

POL SCI 014: Government and Politics in the Middle East (3 units)

POL SCI 019: Women in Politics (3 units)

POL SCI 030: The Political Process (3 units)

PSYCH 001: General Psychology I (3 units)*

SOC 001: Introduction to Sociology (3 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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