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Degrees & Certificates

MODERN POLITICAL STUDIES
Associate in Arts Degree

(Program: 220700 State Code: 02765)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Critically evaluate the decentralized nature of power in the American political system.
  2. Assess the major concepts in comparing and analyzing political systems and political cultures around the globe , e.g., globalization, democratization, political and economic development in selected countries, etc.
  3. Evaluate and interpret the global interaction of nations, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations in the international arena.
  4. Use media resources to evaluate and assess research and writings on issues of Political Science.
MAJOR: 6 COURSES | 18 UNITS | AA
POLITICAL SCIENCE
Associate of Art for Transfer option (AA-T)

(Program: 220700 State Code: 32923)

To earn the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University by completing the following:

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as approved by the CCC Chancellor's Office.

B. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students completing this degree will have satisfied the lower division major preparation and transfer requirements for priority admission consideration to a local CSU campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Critically evaluate the decentralized nature of power in the American political system.
  2. Assess the major concepts in comparing and analyzing political systems and political cultures around the globe , e.g., globalization, democratization, political and economic development in selected countries, etc.
  3. Evaluate and interpret the global interaction of nations, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations in the international arena.
  4. Use media resources to evaluate and assess research and writings on issues of Political Science.
  5. Judge the respective relevance of the major western political philosophers of the past for the 21st century.
MAJOR  CORE: 6 COURSES | 18 UNITS | AA-T
AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the experiences of African-Americans in the American and African Diaspora, including their cultures, histories, and politics.
  2. Apply data to understand the impact of societal, economic, and political factors on the life chances of people of African descent.
  3. Examine the global linkages between African-Americans and people of African descent throughout the world.

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