Liberal Arts and Science: Law, Government & Politics Option

The 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

The 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

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
POL-101 Introduction to Political Science 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II3 3
HIS-102 World Civilization II  3
POL-103 American Federal Government 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
...-... Humanities General Education4 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
HIS-121 United States History I 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective5 4
...-... Technology General Education Elective 2
...-... Free Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
HIS-122 United States History II 3
POL-108 Introduction to International Relations or  
POL-121 Political Science Co-op 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective or  
...-... Science General Education Elective 3
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
...-... Free Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Must take six credits in one language.
3 Prerequisite: ENG-101
4 Not a History or Language Course
5 BIO-106 or BIO-130 or BIO-140 or CHM-140 or PHY-103

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. The successful graduate will be able to display an understanding of the structure, function, history and operations of government institutions at the international, national, state and local levels.
  2. The successful graduate will be able to compare and contrast the different motivations and constraints underlying political behavior.
  3. The successful graduate will be able to explain the differences between developed and developing countries, compare and contrast the various challenges they face.

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