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    San Antonio College
  Oct 25, 2020
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Arts, concentration in Political Science

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The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Political Science provides the student with an understanding of the philosophical foundation of governing institutions, the framework of governing institutions at all levels of government, the function of governing systems, the importance of the political process and the impact these governing institutions have on the daily lives of their citizens.  The program also emphasizes interdependency of government with all other social sciences.

SAC Outcomes and Competencies  

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)

Communication (10) Core (6 credit hours)

Mathematics (20) Core (3 credit hours)

Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core (6 credit hours)

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core (3 credit hours)

Creative Arts (50) Core (3 credit hours)

American History (60) Core (6 credit hours)

Government/Political Science (70) Core (6 credit hours)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core (3 credit hours)

Additional Communication (90) Core (3 credit hours)

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core (3 credit hours)

Additional Requirements (18 Credit Hours)


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Political Science Majors at all Alamo Colleges should select their 18 hours in close consultation with their respective Political Science Advisors at both their Alamo College and the Four Year Institution at which they plan to matriculate.

A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

# Offered at other Alamo Colleges

Program CIP:  45.1001

Major Code: POLS

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