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AA-T in Political Science


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements. Indicate the degree(s) and transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
POL SCI 1 The Government of the United States 3
POL SCI 2 Modern World Governments 3
POL SCI 5 The History of Western Political Thought 3
POL SCI 7 Contemporary World Affairs 3
STAT 101* Statistics for the Social Sciences 4
LAW 3 Civil Rights and the Law 3

Total units required for major: 19

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Required transferable elective units: 0-2

Total transferable units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.