Sep 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Transfer Major, AA - Academic Plan


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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts/Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Arts/Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2001  - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2002  - Princeiples of Microeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics GT-MA1 (Except MAT 1220 /MAT 1230 ) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural/Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1 4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural/Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1 4 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 1-3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
POS 2020  - Introduction to Political Science: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes No
POS 1011  - American Government: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes No
POS 2005  - International Relations: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes No
POS 2025  - Comparative Government: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes No No

 

Program Outcomes


  • Demonstrate knowledge of the roles of the three branches of American Government.
  • Describe the legislative process of a proposed bill becoming law.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically by establishing a conclusion based on information presented.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time)


Year 1 - Summer


Year 2 - Summer


Year 3 - Fall


Year 3 - Spring


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Electives: Recommend: other PHI-prefix not listed above. Select from any GT course, AAA 1001 , AAA 1009 , ACC 1021 , ACC 1022 , BUS 1015 , BUS 2016 , BUS 2017 , BUS 2026 , CIS 1018 , COM 1150 , COM 2220 , CSC 1060 , CSC 1061 , ENG 1031  (or higher), HNR 1000 , HNR 2089 , HWE 1060 , HWE 1065 , MAT 1240  (or higher), any Foreign Language courses (including ASL) numbered 1011 or higher, or any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics, Independent Study, Capstone, and Internships: ANT, ART, BIO (1000 or above), CHE, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PED, PHI, PHY (1000 or above), POS, PSY, SOC.
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence on the following pages of this document.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Political Science Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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