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Political Science Associate in Arts

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Political Science Associate in Arts

Understand the institutions that structure society

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General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
*Humanities/Fine Arts 6
**Mathematics 4
*Natural Sciences 8
Political Science 101, National Government, or Political Science 102, State Governments, or History 201, American History to 1865, or History 202, American History 1865 to Present 3
*Social Sciences 3


Major Requirements Credit Hours
Program requires at least 15 credits in POSC or approved course of study*** 15
General Electives 15



Political Science classes offered at LMC Credit Hours
Political Science 101, National Government 3
Political Science 102, State Government 3
Political Science 202, Comparative Government 3
Political Science 203, International Relations 3
Political Science 204, Political Parties 3
Political Science 250, Introduction to Social Science Research 3
Political Science 260, Introduction to Public Policy 3


*From at least two academic disciplines. **Credit hours listed are based on minimum earned. For example, Mathematics courses have 3, 4, or 5 credits.

Please see catalog for courses that have Honors equivalents and meet Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) transfer guidelines. Completion of the MTA requires 30 credits of coursework in the 5 MTA distribution areas. 

Faculty, Political Science

Dr. Bohm began as political science instructor on August 24, 2016.

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