This two-year transfer program leads to an Associate of Arts Degree and is designed for students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in political science. The Political Science transfer curriculum provides students with the background in political science and general studies necessary for advanced work at a four-year institution. Students are advised to check with the institution to which they are transferring or a Rend Lake College advisor for any additional requirements.
Degrees & Certificates in Political Science
Associate in Arts Degree
► Total = 64 Hours
1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on test scores.
Program OutcomesPolitical Science
- Learn concepts, terminology and theories necessary in understanding national, state and local governments.
- Apply factual knowledge to evaluate and critique real-life situations within the American political system.
- Develop verbal communication skills that effectively articulate arguments during presentations, discussion and political debate.
- Demonstrate writing skills which illustrate points in a concise, coherent, and creative manner as it applies to a political forum.