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    Aug 08, 2020  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science | A.A.

Students in the Political Science program should plan their courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor after checking the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Electives should be chosen carefully according to the desired major at the transfer institution and based on frequent consultation with the assigned Edison State faculty advisor. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Arts degree. Following the General Degree Requirements  will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses or courses with higher credit value may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications     3     ►Meet with advisor to align student education plan to liberal arts focus.
►Meet with transfer school representative regarding general education core requirements.
►Send high school transcript.
►Send college transcript (if applicable).
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication     3    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  HUM 121S Introduction to Humanities     3    
  PLS 121S American National Government     3 C  
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 2

  ENG 122S Composition II     3     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for Edison State scholarship(s).

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  MTH 110S Math in Society  OR 3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics          
  PLS 122S State & Local Government     3 C  
  Humanities Elective ♦ 3    
  Elective ♦ 3      
  Credit Hours 15      

Semester 3

  PLS 224S International Relations   3 C   ►Apply to transfer institution.
►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  Foreign Language Requirement1 3    
  Humanities Elective ♦   3    
  Science Requirement ♦  4    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective ♦   3    
  Credit Hours 16      
  1To be chosen from ASL 121S, FRN 121S, GER 121S or SPN 121S.        

Semester 4

  Foreign Language Requirement1 3     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for scholarship(s) with transfer institution.

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
►Student must complete diversity elective.1
  Humanities Elective2 3    
  Science Requirement ♦ 4    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective2 3    
  Elective ♦ 1-3    
  Credit Hours 14-16    
  1To be chosen from ASL 122S, FRN 122S, GER 122S or SPN 122S.
2Students are required to complete one designated diversity course t
o be chosen from social/behavioral sciences or humanities courses:
ANT 121S, GEO 123S, HST 224S, MUS 127S, REL 121S or SOC 224S.

Total Credit Hours | 60-62

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course(s) based upon transfer school.