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Political Science Major

The following requirements must be met to be awarded an Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer (A.A.-T) degree:

1. A minimum of sixty (60) semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University. Those units must include both of the following

  • The CSU or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) General Education Breadth requirements; and
  • A minimum of eighteen (18) semester units in a major or area of emphasis as determined by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

2. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Students are also required to earn a “C” grade or higher in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Associate Degree Major Requirements in Political Science

Subject & Number

Title

Units

Political Science 121 Introduction to U.S. Government and Politics 3


List A (select three): 9-10 units

Subject & Number

Title

Units

Political Science 120 Introduction to Politics and Political Analysis 3
Political Science 124 Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics 3
Political Science 130 Introduction to International Relations 3
Political Science 150 Introduction to Political Theory 3


Select ONE (1) of the following: (3-4 units)

Subject & Number

Title

Units

MATH 160 Elementary Statistics 4
ANTH 215 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
PSY 215 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
SOC 215 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3


List B (select two): 6 units

Subject & Number

Title

Units

ECON 110 Economic Issues and Policies 3
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POSC 140 Introduction to California Government and Politics 3
Program Requirements SummaryUnits
Major Total 18
CSU GE Breadth 30-31
CSU IGETC 30-31
CSU Transferable Electives (as needed) 2-3
Double-Counted 8-9
Degree Total 60


All required courses are transferable to the CSU system and each course within the program (up to 9 units) may be double-counted for CSU GE Breadth and IGETC.

Economics Major

The following requirements must be met to be awarded an Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer (A.A.-T) Degree:

1. Completion of sixty (60) semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University. These units must include both of the following:

  • The CSU or Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) General Education Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis as determined by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

2. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Students are also required to earn a “C” grade or higher in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Associate Degree Major Requirements in Economics

Subject & Number

Title

Units

Economics 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Economics 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Economics 215 Statistic for Business & Economics 3
Math 178 Calculus for Business, Social, & Behavioral Sciences 4
OR 
Math 180 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5
  Total 13-14


List A: Select ONE (1) of the following courses:

Subject & Number

Title

Units

Business 120 Financial Accounting 4
Business 121 Managerial Accounting 4
Business 128 Business Communication 3
Computer Information Systems 110 Principles of Information Systems 4
  Total 3-4

List B: Select ONE (1) of the following courses:

Subject & Number

Title

Units

Economics 110 Economic Issues & Policies 3
Economics 261 Economics of the Asian Pacific 3
  Total 3

  
Total Units Required for the Major 19-21
Total Units Required for CSU GE Breadth or IGETC 37-39
Total Elective Transferable Units Required 0-4
Total Units Required for the Degree 60




Last Updated: 01/15/2016
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