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Degree Requirements for the AA in Core Curriculum with Pathway Courses in Political Science

  • This associate degree is available on the UNG-Gainesville Campus and is also offered online.
  • The associate degree requires completion of Areas A-E of the Core Curriculum and Area F as described below. 
  • The online associate degree is designed to be completed using UNG online courses and eCore. Not all courses are offered each semester. Please contact Maria Albo (maria.albo@ung.edu) with questions relating to course availability and rotation.
  • Areas A-E: See Core Curriculum

Degree Requirements (60 hours)

Area F Requirements for Political Science (18 hours):

9 hours - Required Classes

  • POLS 1101 American Government
  • POLS 2101 Introduction to Political Science
  • POLS 2401 Global Issues

3 hours - choose one course from the following list:

  • CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • BUSA 2810 Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • JOUR 1010 News Writing and Reporting

3 hours - choose one course from the following list:

  • COMM 1110 Public Speaking
  • ENGL/GNST/HIST 2140 Gender & Literature/Intro to Gender Studies/Gender & Sexuality in History
  • PHIL 2200 Ethics from a Global Perspective
  • POLS 2301 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 2601 Introduction to Social Science Research Methods

3 hours - choose one course from the following list:

  • HIST 2xxx Any 2000 level History course
  • PHIL 2500 Logic
  • POLS 2315 Introduction to Western Political Thought
  • SOCI 1xxx Any 1000 level Sociology course




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