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.
Foreign Language XX11 Introductory Language + Lab I**
Foreign Language XX12 Introductory Language + Lab II**
Foreign Language 2311 Intermediate Language I**
Foreign Language 2312 Intermediate Language II**
Note: #Offered at other Alamo Colleges
*GOVT 2378 is an academic unique needs course approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). The course is offered only at SAC; however all of the other Alamo Colleges have agreed to count it as a “substitution” credit toward the 18 required hours in Political Science.
**Students may take any foreign language offered at that college provided that if they take more than one semester of a language, the subsequent courses are in the same language.
***If you are planning to transfer to Texas State, this course may not count towards degree requirements.
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.