Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Social Sciences with a Specialization in Political Science: 60 credits
1 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives . HIS 101 -HIS 102 is recommended.
2 Many universities require MTH 154 or higher while others require MTH 161 or MTH 162 or higher, often including a statistics course for majors in the social sciences. It is, therefore, important that students confer with a counselor to determine the appropriate mathematics courses for their intended transfer university. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261 and MTH 263 . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 162 and MTH 264 .
3 Students who take PLS 135 must also take PLS 136 . Students who take PLS 241 must also choose from one of the following courses: PLS 140 , PLS 200 , PLS 242 , PLS 250 , PLS 255 , or SSC 115 .
4 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121 -ENV 122 , physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives . Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.
5 Select from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .
6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. Students who plan to transfer into a B.A. program should take intermediate-level foreign language to fulfill these electives.
7 PLS electives include any of the following: PLS 135 , PLS 136 , PLS 140 , PLS 211 , PLS 212 , PLS 225 , PLS 241 , PLS 242 , PLS 250 , PLS 255 , and SSC 115 .
8 SOC 200 , SOC 211 , or SOC 212 is recommended to meet the sociology requirement at many universities.
9 See any of the courses listed under General Education Electives .
10 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . To meet requirements at many universities, students should enroll in at least one U.S. History course and one Western civilization course. Students should consult with a counselor to determine the appropriate social science courses for their intended transfer university.