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Political Science Associate in Arts

Understand the institutions that structure society

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your academic advisor for assistance in developing your student education plan (SEP) or visit lakemichigancollege.edu/transfer.

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 3
*Natural Sciences 8
**Physical Education 200, Healthful Living, or Physical Education 212, Health and Fitness, or Physical Education 214, Personal Health 1
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
Requires at least one course in Political Science 3
General Electives 27

 

 

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. 

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