Jun 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Political Science Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.


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The Political Science emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the field of political science. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes:  UTPS-UPS

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Area of Emphasis Requirements


Total: 60 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students should confer with their advisor or a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended history courses. Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the General Education history requirement.

***Students should consult the catalog of their transfer institution for guidance in selecting elective hours.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.

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