UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Political Science, B.A. Public Policy and Management Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
POLS 350 3
POLS 360 3
POLS 361 3
POLS 372 3
Political Science Upper Division Advanced Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Two of the following: POLS 405, POLS 406, POLS 407, POLS 462, POLS 463, POLS 465 6
Political Science Upper Division Advanced Elective 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
Two of the following (not previously selected): POLS 405, POLS 406, POLS 407, POLS 462, POLS 463, POLS 465 6
Political Science Proseminar Requirement 3
Political Science Upper Division Advanced Elective 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Political Science Proseminar or Internship Requirement 3
Political Science Upper Division Advanced Elective 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.