Mar 20, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

General Studies, Political Science Concentration (AA)

Degree Requirements: 60 credits

General Education* 41-42
Concentration* 12
Electives* 6-7
Total Credits 60

 *BUSN 210 , POLS 110 POLS 210 POLS 220 , and POLS 230  can all be taken to satify General Education and be used to satify part of the Concentration requirement.  This will increase the number of elective credits needed.

General Education Curriculum

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​


General Electives - 6 to 7 credits