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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Political Science: Associate of Arts concentration in Political Science


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The Associate of Arts concentration in Political Science provides the student with an understanding of the philosophical foundation of governing institutions, the framework of governing institutions at all levels of government, the functions of governing systems, the importance of the political process and the impact these governing institutions have on the daily lives of their citizens. The program also emphasizes interdependency of government with all other social sciences.
 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communications (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core   

Additional Communications (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

NOTES:


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Political Science Majors at all Alamo Colleges should select their 18 hours in close consultation with their respective Political Science Advisors at both their Alamo College and the Four Year Instittuion at which they plan to matriculate

GOVT 2378: Introduction to International Relations is only offered at San Antonio College but all Alamo Colleges have agreed to accept it for “substitution credit” towards the 18 hrs. of Political Science. GOVT 2378 is accepted toward Political Science Degree at UTSA, Texas State, and Texas A&M-San Antonio

# Course not offered at Palo Alto College
CIP Code: 45.1001
Major Code: POLS

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