Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science AA - Political Science

Program Information

Degree Type: AA
Program Code: LBAA - PSCI
Hegis Code: 5649.00
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Political Science Concentration

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Associate in Art (AA) degree in Humanities and Social Science with a concentration in Political Science. This concentration provides a diverse education which prepares students for further education and eventual careers in several fields such as: Law, Public Service, Social Work, Government, Public Relations, Politics, International Relations, Research, and Secondary Education. Recommended high school preparation: Four years of English, three years of social studies, two years of science and two years of math, preferably college preparatory mathematics.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-4 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Writing I ENG101 or ENG100A &ENG100B
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
3 SUNY Gen Ed Mathematics  
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
3 Mathematics or Science Course  
2 Health and Wellness Ped activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111  or PED172
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization HIS100, HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
3 Introduction to Political Science & Political Thought PSC101
3 State and Local Government or American National Government PSC102 or PSC103
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English   
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English  
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities (Other than English)  
3 ANY Humanities (other than English) ART, ASL, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR or Foreign Language
3 International Relations PSC104
3 Introduction to Comparative Politics PSC106
3 American Consitutional Law or Topics in Political Science PSC215 or PSC250
1-3 Public Service Internship PSC190
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences  
9 Electives  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  
64 minimum credits required for graduation

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101 or ENG100A & ENG100B
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 HIS103 or HIS104
3 PSC101
3 PSC102 or PSC103
Second Semester
1 Health and Wellness
3 ENG102 - ENG110
3

SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities

(Other than English)

3 HIS100, HIS101, or HIS102
3 PSC104
3 Electives
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English
3 PSC106
1 PSC190 - See Note 1
6 Electives
1 Health and Wellness
Fourth Semester
3 Mathematics or Science
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English
3 PSC215 or PSC250
3 Humanities(Other than English) - See Note 2
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences

NOTES:

  1. A 9-credit, spring semester only, option with the NYS Assembly is available.
  2. Humanities electives include courses from ART, ASL, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR and Foreign Languages.

 

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