Political Science

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PS 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the major political philosophers, ideologies, and issues of Western civilization and their impact on the world. Includes the representative methods of acquiring political knowledge and analysis. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: REC PREP, DESCRIPTION. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Surveys the major political philosophers, ideologies, and significant issues/events of Western civilization and their impact on the world with emphasis on the governmental processes and institutions of the United States, the U.S. Constitution, California, and local government. [D; CSU; UC]]
PS 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87015 PS 101 01 10:15AM-12:05PM MTWTH 475 Saenz,Phil 7 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
PS 102 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Surveys the processes and institutions of the United States, California, and local government. Analyzes and discusses a variety of topics and current issues, including education, health, civil liberties and rights, proposed laws, and policies and budgets. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC]
PS 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87017 PS 102 01 12:30PM-02:20PM MTWTH 475 Saenz,Phil 7 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
90160 PS 102 03 02:30PM-04:45PM MTW 705 Aguilar,Alma 7 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
89875 PS 102 80 11:00AM-01:15PM MTW 5205 Aguilar,Alma 7 15*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM

Total Courses: 2 Total Sections: 4
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