Political Science

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PS 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3 Units [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
89501 PS 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Aguilar,Alma 8 25*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
89502 PS 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Aguilar,Alma 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
89503 PS 101 60 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 477 Abassi,Shogofa 8 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
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
89511 PS 102 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Saenz,Phil 8 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
89512 PS 102 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Saenz,Phil 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
89513 PS 102 76 06:00PM-07:30PM MW 7205 Nichols,Roger 16 11*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM

Total Courses: 2 Total Sections: 6
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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