Political Science, Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer
Banner Code: 3_AAT_PSCI
Control Number: 41727
Financial Aid Eligible
Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) are open to all Coastline students. Students who do not plan on transferring to a California State University school should consult their Counselor regarding the benefits of an AA-T/AS-T degree based on their goals. Students earning an AA-T or AS-T and intending on transferring to a California State University school receive transfer admission benefits for specific majors at many California State University campuses. Visit the Transfer Information catalog page for more information.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of individual and collective rights and responsibilities in the context of local, regional, national and global communities and governments.
Utilize appropriate political science theory and knowledge to evaluate political and policy issues at the local, regional, national, and international level.
Apply critical thinking and research skills to construct arguments and detect fallacies relating to key issues of public policy and politics.
Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements
- Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units. A minimum of 12 units must be in residence at Coastline College.
- Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
- Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an Associate Degree for Transfer major as detailed in the catalog.
- Certified Completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth - Coastline’s Option 2 General Education pattern), OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC - Coastline Option 3 General Education pattern).
|Complete the following:|
|PSCI C180||American Government||3|
|Select three of the following:||9-10|
|Introduction to International Relations|
|Comparative Government and Politics|
|Introduction to Political Science|
|Introduction to Statistics|
|Select two courses of List A not used to fulfill List A requirements or of the following:||6|
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|World History 1|
|World History 2|
|United States History to 1876|
|United States History since 1876|
|Survey of Current Issues|
|Law and Democracy|
|Units Required for Major||18-19|
|CSU General Education or IGETC pattern||37-39|
|Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units||Varies|
|Total Units for Degree||60|