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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Political Science

Political Science 
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
APPLICATION CODE 289
For curriculum information, contact the social Sciences and Teacher Education Division – Room ST-149 – 443-518-1620.
   
This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. A degree in political science prepares students for a variety of careers in government, public policy, law, education, business and international affairs. Students are advised to check the requirements of he institution to which they intend to transfer. Political Science requirements tend to vary among transfer institutions.
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)9-11
Social Sciences2HIST-112 American History Since 18773
 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Course
 (see p. 65)3
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include
 one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)2-3
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
POLI-101American Federal Government3
POLI-102State and Local Government3
POLI-201Comparative Government3
POLI-202American Foreign Policy and International
 Relations3
Electives – Select 3 credits from the following (3 credits each):
POLI-103Political Ideology
POLI-104U. S. Constitution3
Social Sciences 
 ElectivesAny course with ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST,
 HMDV, PSYC, or SOCI prefix9
Arts and SciencesArts and Sciences Electives (see p. 67)6
  60-66
   
1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.
   

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST