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Political Science (PLSE.S.AA)

  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Political Science

An Associate in Arts in Political Science degree exposes students to the political thought, processes, and behavior of governments, institutions, and organizations. The study of political science provides one with the concepts, theories and methods necessary to analyze problems scientifically. These tools serve as an underpinning for a level of civic engagement constructed around critical thinking and cultural literacy, and can be applied in a wide range of careers including government, law, business, international organizations, nonprofits, journalism, and teaching. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Curriculum
  • Associate of Arts Elective 12 Credits
  • Multicultural Elective 3 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 6 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective 3 Credits
  • BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3 Credits ENG 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits ENG 1201 English Composition II 3 Credits PLS 1120 American Federal Government 3 Credits PLS 1232 State & Local Government 3 Credits PLS 2200 Political Life, Systems & Issues 3 Credits PLS 2220 International Relations 3 Credits SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1 Credit
  • (COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225) 3 Credits