Department ChairMichael Engle 719-549-3100 Michael.Engle@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community College SCCC-East Go!Zone 970-247-2929
SCCC-West Go!Zone 970-564-6200
Program Start Term: Fall, Spring
Award: AA Degree
Average Class Size: 18
Program Length: 60 Credits, 4 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online
Course Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos, Online
What Will I LearnPolitical Science is the study of the political process, and its students understand the difference between an opinion and an argument. Political science graduates have a passion for political life not only locally, but also globally. Students will discover the origin, development, and operation of political systems and public policy. This program introduces students to Political Science and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.
Career InformationCareer paths for Political Science degree holders include much more than running for political office. They also include public service, law, international relations, business, political campaigns, and working for charitable organizations. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Political Science prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science at a four-year university.
Degree TransferThis degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:
The Associate of Arts (AA) Degrees with Designation are statewide transfer articulation agreements that identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an Associate of Arts (AA) degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete a bachelor’s degree program (B.A.) at any Colorado public four-year college or university that offers that bachelor’s degree program.