Political Science

Prerequisites for specific courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.

WHAT FOLLOWS IS A SAMPLE CURRICULUM FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS pursuing either an Associate in Arts Degree or Associate in Science Degree (guide sheets in Counseling Center). Program requirements vary from university to university. Consult a Counselor to choose your courses.

First YearCredits
ENG 1001 English Composition I3  
PSI 1000 American National Government3  
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech3  
Fine Arts Group II3  
ENG 1002 English Composition II  3
PSI 2000 International Relations  3
Humanities Group I  3
Life or Physical Science Lab  4
Social Science  3
Year Total: 16 16
Second YearCredits
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, or III3  
Life or Physical Science3  
Social Science3  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement 3  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement 3  
Elective Course  3
Elective Course  3
Health and Wellness  1
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, III, or IV  3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  3
Year Total: 15 13
Total Credit Hours:  60


  • Minimum 60 Semester Hours with 2.0 GPA
  • Gen Ed Requirements for AA or AS degree
  • "C" or better in ENG 1001, ENG 1002, and SPH 1001
  • Non-western requirement (1 course)
  • Application for Graduation


ANT 1000, 1002, BUL 2000, 2010, CRJ 2020 (Spring only), ECE 2005
ECN 2002, 2003, EDC 2000, HIS 2000, 2001, 2006, 2008

For Science Gen Ed requirements 1 course must be completed in Life Science and 1 course in Physical Science.

There may be additional requirements for transfer admission not included in the sample curriculum above. Consult with a Counselor to develop your individual plan of study.