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Political Science

College of Lake County
4 semesters
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Grayslake
English
23 August 2021

Program description

Political Science

Political science is a transfer program housed in the Business and Social Sciences division. Transfer programs are for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. Some students take political science courses to fulfill the social science requirement for a transfer degree, others take political science courses as part of a plan to major in political science. Many students also take political science courses as electives.

Admission requirements

All course prerequisites must be met. Additionally, students are required to select one course from the International/Multicultural list to meet graduation requirements. A grade of C or better is required for all English course requirements.

To qualify for unconditional admission to these programs, students must provide evidence that they have attained a certain level of knowledge in the arts and sciences through previous learning.

Evidence may be provided by observing the following procedures:

  1. Successfully complete the admission requirements.
  2. Submit either a high school transcript or a student profile report from the American College Testing (ACT) Program

International Students test scores required for placement in college level classes:

For the College’s academic college-level programs, students must verify their language proficiency by:

  • a minimum score of 153 on the Language Skills section of the College of Lake County Academic Proficiency Test
  • a minimum TOEFL score of 527 on the Paper Based Test, 197 on the Computer Based Test, 71 on the Internet Based Test
  • ELI Accuplacer score of 320 or higher
  • 6.0 – Academic Format – on the IELTS
  • ELS Language Centers, Completing Level 112

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the website.


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Program content

First Semester

  • English Composition II
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • General Education Statistics
  • Business Statistics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Humanities or Fine Arts
  • Elective
  • Concentration/Elective

Second Semester

  • English Composition II
  • Principles of Physical Geography
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Concentration/Elective

Third Semester

  • Fundamentals of Speech
  • Life Science Elective
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Concentration/Elective

Fourth Semester

  • History of Western Civilization
  • Humanities or Fine Arts Elective
  • Concentration/Elective

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees for Spring 2021 (per credit hour):

  • In-district: $125.00
  • Out-of-district: $322.00
  • Out-of-state and international residents: $436.00

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the website.

Qualification

Degree: Associate in Arts

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About this institute

College of Lake County

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves. CLC is located in Grayslake, Illinois, 45 minutes northwest of Chicago, Illinois. There...


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Contact info

College of Lake County

19351 West Washington Street
60030 Grayslake Illinois
United States of America (USA)

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www.clcillinois.edu

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