Academic Programs

Political Science Emphasis

Associate of Arts Degree
Program Description
Sioux City, Cherokee & Denison

The Political Science program is designed to provide the academic course work for students who want to complete the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. The curriculum emphasizes government and history and provides an excellent basis for pre-law, public administration, various majors related to government service, and further concentration in political science.

Students will study how political systems are created, the nature of social contract between people and governments, political parties, political behavior, and the evolution of political institutions. The program also offers a well balanced distribution of language arts, natural science, mathematics, and humanities courses for a broad educational experience.
Successful completion of SDV 108 is a requirement of graduation.

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience.............................................. 1
ENG 105 Composition I............................................................. 3
CHM 122 Introduction to General Chemistry.............................. 4
POL 111 American National Government.................................. 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology......................................... 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers......................................... 3
ENG 106 Composition II............................................................. 3
MAT 111 Math for Liberal Arts................................................... 4
POL 112 American State and Local Government...................... 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking.......................................................... 3
GEO 121 World Regional Geography......................................... 3
FLS 141 Elementary Spanish I.................................................. 4
POL 121 International Relations................................................ 3
CLS 212 Diversity...................................................................... 3
ANT 105 Cultural Anthropology................................................. 3
MUS 100 Music Appreciation..................................................... 3
POL 125 Comparative Government and Politics....................... 3
FLS 142 Elementary Spanish II................................................. 4
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication.................................... 3
LIT 101 Introduction to Literature............................................ 3
PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics.................................................. 3

Program Total............................................................ 65

Contacts

Kendra Bergenske BS, MA, Director Ext. 3212 Room L323 kendra.bergenske@witcc.edu
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