Liberal Arts and Science: Law, Government & Politics Option

This program is designed especially for those students who wish to pursue a career in the law, politics, or public service. As part of the program, internships are available to provide on-site training and experience in local government offices. As a transfer curriculum, this option provides the first two years of a traditional four-year baccalaureate program.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is designed especially for those students who wish to pursue a career in the law, politics, or public service. As part of the program, internships are available to provide on-site training and experience in local government offices. As a transfer curriculum, this option provides the first two years of a traditional four-year baccalaureate program.

 


Area of Interest:
Humanities & Languages
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
POL-101 Introduction to Political Science 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-102 World Civilization II  3
POL-103 American Federal Government 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
...-... Humanities General Education
(not a History or Language course)
3
HPE.... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
HIS-121 United States History I 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective2 4
...-... Technology General Education Elective 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    16
Second Semester
HIS-122 United States History II 3
POL-... Political Science Course or  
POL-121 Political Science Co-op 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective or  
...-... Science General Education Elective 3/4
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
...-... Free Elective 3
    15/16
  Total Minimum Credits 63
1 Students must take six credits of one language. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement.
2 The following laboratory science courses are recommended for non-science majors: BIO-106, BIO-130, BIO-140, CHM-140, PHY-103

Program Goals

  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.
  • To provide a concentration of course work appropriate for a law, government, politics major.
  • To ensure transferability of course work to four-year colleges and universities.
  • To provide a program for students who are planning to major in pre-law or government at a four-year school.
  • To provide students with an opportunity to get experience in local government offices if they choose to do so.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Discuss the structure, function, history and operations of government institutions at the international, state and local levels.
  2. Compare and contrast the different motivations and constraints underlying political behavior.
  3. Explain the difference between developed and developing countries, the challenges they face and formulate predictions of their future behavior.

Special Program Information

As soon as possible students are recommended to access curriculum requirements of possible transfer institutions. This program provides numerous electives which can be used to tailor student needs to that transfer institution.

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partners:

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Contact Person

Dr. Patrick Hughes
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4319
email: phughes@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

GOV.AA