Political Science Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Political Science majors study how societies are organized at the local, national, and international levels through government and public policy. Using both a humanistic and scientific perspective, political science students look at the relationships among societies and nations. Coursework includes environmental politics, American government, political ideologies, and more. A degree in political science prepares graduates for work in a variety of government and public services careers, graduate study, or law school.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Political Science.
COURSES  
American Government / PoliticsPOS 110
Comparative Politics/GovernmentPOS 140
Political Ideologies / IdeasPOS 210
World/Global Pol. or Intl RelsPOS 120


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Political Science
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State University - Lake HavasuBAPolitical Science
None
Arizona State University - OnlineBAPolitical Science
Yes
Arizona State University - OnlineBSPolitical Science
4th Semester Proficiency
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSPolitical Science
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSPolitical Science
None
Arizona State University - TempeBAPolitical Science
4th Semester Proficiency
Arizona State University - WestBAPolitical Science
ASU West Language and Cultures Requirement
Arizona State University - WestBSPolitical Science
ASU West Language and Cultures Requirement
Northern Arizona UniversityBAInternational Affairs
4th Semester Proficiency
Northern Arizona UniversityBAPhilosophy, Politics and Law
Yes
Northern Arizona UniversityBAPolitical Science
4th Semester Proficiency
Northern Arizona UniversityBSPolitical Science
None
University of ArizonaBAPolitical Science
4th Semester Proficiency
University of Arizona (South)BAGovernment and Public Service
None

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