UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Political Science, B.A. Politics and Government 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 372 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
POLS 350 or POLS 411 or POLS 412 or POLS 413 or POLS 414 3
Domestic Politics and Policy* 3
Global Politics and Policy* 3
Domestic or Global or General* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

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

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
POLS 471 A-F** 3
Domestic Politics and Policy* 3
Domestic or Global or General* 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
POLS 471 A-F** 3
Global Politics and Policy* 3
Domestic or Global or General* 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

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

**Courses in the Advanced Requirements electives must include two proseminars (POLS 471 A-F) or one proseminar and one internship (POLS 427A/L, POLS 427B/L, POLS 449, POLS 494I/A, or POLS 494J/A).