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History Political Science

Associate in Art


History Political Science

If you have a passion for politics and/or history, this is the program for you! Our programs explores topics such as the historical development of world civilizations, political and social institutions, and liberal arts. Studies also emphasize diversity of thought and cultures, analytical ability and effective communications. Students are provided opportunities to increase their social and political consciousness, interpersonal skills and cultural awareness.

Our History/Political Science option prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, public relations specialist, social media manager, political consultant, research assistant and archivist.







Students have successfully transferred to:

  • Neumann University
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • Stockton University
  • Widener University
  • Wilmington University

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Students who complete the Social Science - History/Political Science, Associate of Art who go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Legislators
  • Regulatory Affairs Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialists
  • Labor Relations Specialists
  • Climate Change Analysts
  • Political Scientists
  • Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Public Relations Specialists

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First Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$555.00$555.00
HIS101Western Civilization I3$0.00$555.00$555.00
POL101Introduction to Political Science3$0.00$555.00$555.00
SOC101Introduction to Sociology3$0.00$555.00$555.00
HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART101 or MUS101Art Appreciation or Music Appreciation3$0.00$555.00$555.00
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
GEO101World Regional Geography3$0.00$555.00$555.00
HIS102 or HIS162Western Civilization II or World History II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
MAT134Contemporary Mathematics3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Third Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$555.00$555.00
HIS201 or HIS202United States History I or United States History II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
OPE-ELECOpen Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00
SCI-ELECScience Elective4$0.00$740.00$740.00
FORLANG-ELECForeign Language Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Fourth Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ECO201 or ECO202Microeconomics or Macroeconomics3$0.00$555.00$555.00
POL102American Government3$0.00$555.00$555.00
HIS-ELECHistory Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00
FORLANG-ELEC2Foreign Language Elective 23$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Total Program Cost: $11,285.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.