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Political Science (AA)

Associate in Arts (AA)

Featured Faculty - History/Political Science

 Richard K. Stenberg
 Richard K. Stenberg 
Associate Professor
701.774.4262

 

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    Degree Requirements

    16 credits completed in residence
    2.00 (C) grade point average
    62 total credits
    ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

    Associate in Arts (AA)
    General Education Requirements

    The political science program is designed to provide students with a broad background in liberal arts.  The program prepares students for employment in the public, non-profit and private sector, graduate studies, law school, and teaching.

    The curriculum outlined below is based on most common baccalaureate program requirements.  Students may earn an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts at WSC, but must transfer to a baccalaureate campus to complete a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.

    Suggested Courses                                                                          Credits

    COMM 212
    COMM 216
    ECON 201
    ECON 202
    ENGL 125
    HIST 101
    HIST 102
    HIST 103
    HIST 104
    HIST 220
    HIST 223
    POLS 115
    POLS 116
    PSYC 111
    SOC 110
    SOC 235
    SPAN 101
    SPAN 102
    SPAN 201
    SPAN 202

    Interpersonal Communication
    Organizational Communication
    Principles of Microeconomics
    Principles of Macroeconomics
    Introduction to Professional Writing
    Western Civilization I
    Western Civilization II
    United States To 1877
    United States Since 1877
    North Dakota History
    History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    American Government
    State & Local Government
    Introduction to Psychology
    Introduction to Sociology
    Cultural Diversity
    First Year Spanish I
    First Year Spanish II
    Second Year Spanish I
    Second Year Spanish II

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    The courses listed above are reflective of those most commonly required in preparation for transfer to another college or university. For specific baccalaureate degree requirements, students should consult the catalog of the campus to which they intend to transfer.