UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Political Science, B.A. Politics and Government Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science 2
GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity 1
GE C1 Arts 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
POLS 155 or POLS 355 (meets GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government) 3
POLS 156 or POLS 225 (meets GE D1 Social Sciences) 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science (select from GE subarea not previously completed) 3
GE E Lifelong Learning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
POLS 372 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
Electives 12
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
Political Science Area D Requirement 3
Domestic Politics and Policy Requirement 3
Global Politics and Policy Requirement 3
GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Domestic Politics and Policy Requirement 6
Global Politics and Policy Requirement 6
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Political Science Proseminar Requirement 3
Political Science Upper Division Electives 6
GE C2 Humanities 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Political Science Proseminar Requirement 3
Political Science Upper Division Elective 6
Upper Division Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120