Associate Degree with Political Science Emphasis

15 credits

Offered at: UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Barron County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marathon County, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County and UW-Waukesha

Students seeking an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (AAS) with an emphasis must successfully complete the AAS requirements and the specific emphasis requirements.

Course# Course Credits
Required Courses - 9 credits
POL 104 American Government and Politics 3
Choose 2 of the following:
POL 120 Politics of Crime and Punishment 3
POL 160 Comparative Politics 3
POL 175 International Politics 3
POL 219 Public Policy 3
POL 231 Sex, Power and Public Policy 3
Choose 2 of the following – 6 credits
POL 193 Campaigns and Elections: Voters, Candidates and Strategies 3
POL 201 Introduction to Political Theory 3
POL 210 Civil Liberties 3
POL 215 Media and Politics 3
POL 218 Religion and Politics 3
POL 225 State and Local Government 3
POL 235 The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in America 3
POL 250 Government and Business 3
POL 280 Terrorism 3
POL 308 American Presidency 3


For complete details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis, please contact your campus Solution Center/Student Affairs Office.