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Political Science Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Political Science Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Our political science faculty reflects a unique collection of dedicated and talented scholars, researchers, and teachers. Classroom instruction prepares students to ask difficult questions, learn crucial information, and develop abilities to succeed in any goals, whether that involves a local career or transfer to a major university.

The Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer degree is designed for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. To earn the associate in arts transfer degree, students must complete a maximum of 60 required semester units of CSU-transferable coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Local graduation requirements are not required for the transfer degree. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. Students are required to complete: A.) A minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. B.) 60 semester CSU transferable units using the CSU-General Education Breadth pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. C.) No more than 60 semester units are required.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Core Courses:

Select one of the following:

  • American Government, or Honors American Government

List A: Select three of the following:

  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, or
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Modern Politics
  • Introduction to Political Theory and Thought
  • Comparative Government
  • International Relations

List B: Select two of the following:

  • Law and the Legal System
  • Introduction to Microeconomics, or
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Legal and Judicial Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking about Social Problems

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

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

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Explain the method of inquiry used by political science.
  2. Evaluate the success of political systems in building community, fostering economic growth and attaining the goals of liberty, security, and equality.
  3. Identify and explain the causes and consequences of increasing global interdependence

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Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Contact info

Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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