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Political Science Courses at LPC

POLI 7 - Introduction to American Government

Credits: 4.00
Introduction to the principles, problems and basic issues of government with particular emphasis on the national government in the United States, including discussion of the American Constitution, and California state and local government. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A.

Transfer: UC, CSU; GE: LPC AA/AS, CSU Area D (American Institutions), IGETC Area 4.


POLI 12 - California State and Local Government

Credits: 3.00
Organization and operation of government and politics at the state, county, municipal level. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A, and Political Science 7.

Transfer: CSU


POLI 20 - Comparative Government

Credits: 3.00
Contemporary forms of government, institutions and political problems of selected national governments. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A, and Political Science 7.

Transfer: UC, CSU


POLI 25 - Introduction to Political Theory

Credits: 3.00
Various theoretical approaches to politics including selected aspects of political thought from ancient times to the present with application to current political thought. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A, and Political Science 7.

Transfer: UC, CSU; GE: LPC AA/AS, CSU Area D, IGETC Area 4.


POLI 30 - International Relations

Credits: 3.00
Introduction to international relations, politics, theories and institutions with an emphasis on contemporary practices. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A and Political Science 7.

Transfer: UC, CSU; GE: LPC AA/AS, CSU Area D, IGETC Area 4.


POLI 45 - Selected Topics In Political Science

Credits: 2.00 to 3.00
Examination of a current topic/issue in Political Science. Strongly Recommended: a college course in Political Science and/or American History.

Transfer: UC, CSU


POLI 29 - Independent Study--Poli Sci

Credits: .50 to 2.00
Strongly Recommended: a college course in Political Science and/or American History.

Transfer: UC, CSU