ASSOCIATE OF ARTS
Learn basic principles of domestic and international politics, including political institutions, processes; political ideas, ideologies and trends; and policy issues and debates. Complete this program exclusively on weekdays, or in a combination of day, evening, and weekend classes.
Program/Major Codes: AOAPOLITLSCI/POS
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Seek entry-level positions in political organizations, public service agencies, or a variety of career fields.
Academic Options: Pursue a political science degree program at a university. After completing a bachelor's degree, pursue graduate degrees in law, international business communications, political science, public administration, and management.
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select a course to fulfill I requirement.**
|Humanities and Fine Arts||6-9|
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences: select a non-POS course||3|
|Other Requirements: second language courses may fulfill this requirement||0-3|
Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|POS 100||Introduction to Politics||3|
|POS 201||American National Government and Politics [SUN# POS 1110]||3|
|POS 202||Introduction to International Relations [SUN# POS 1120]||3|
|POS 203||Introduction to Political Ideas||3|
|POS 204||Introduction to Comparative Politics [SUN# POS 2204]||3|
Required Support Courses
|Second Language Requirement***||4-16|
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Social and Behavioral Sciences - POS 100 and 201 fulfill 6 of 9 required credits.
**In the general education categories, select a course marked "I" (Intensive writing).
*** Completion of a language course numbered 202, fourth-semester level. Bilingual or international students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement.
**** Complete 0-16 transferable credits from the transfer guide or any transferable courses to total at least 60 credits.