UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Political Science, B.A. Law and Society Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, 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 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/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 or POLS 411 or POLS 412 or POLS 414 3
POLS 372 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
Domestic Politics and Policy* 3
Global Politics and Policy* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Domestic Politics and Policy* 3
Global Politics and Policy* 3
POLS General Electives* 6
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
Domestic Politics and Policy* 3
Global Politics and Policy* 3
POLS General Elective* 3
POLS 471A-F** 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
POLS General Elective* 3
POLS 471A-F** 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*Refer to the catalog for a list of Domestic, Global, and General Advanced courses

**Internship (POLS 494I/A), Judicial Internship (POLS 494J/A), Model United Nations (POLS 427A/L or POLS 427B/L) or The Politics of Community Action (POLS 449) may be substituted for 3 units of POLS 471.