Open Educational Resources and the Political Science Transfer Model Curriculum

Indicated resources are samples. Find a curated collection for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Political Science. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Political Science TMC; local Associate Degrees for Transfer will be different as the TMC introduces flexibility (e.g., “select 3 courses from the following”) from List A and beyond.

Required Core: Select 3 courses (9 units) from the following:

Introduction to American Government and Politics (C-ID POLS 110)

Introduction to Political Theory and Thought (C-ID POLS 120)

Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics (C-ID POLS 130)

Introduction to International Relations (C-ID POLS 140)

List A:  Select 2 courses (6 units) from the following:

Any course not selected from Core

Introduction to Political Science (C-ID POLS 150)

Any one of the following:

Introduction to Political Science Research Methods (C-ID POLS 160)

OR Introduction to Statistics (C-ID MATH 110)

Course Templates (Instructor account required)

OR Introduction to Statistics in Sociology (C-ID SOCI 125)


Introduction to the Politics of Race and Gender (C-ID POLS 170)

No resources identified

List B: Select 2 courses from the following:

Any courses not selected above.

See above.

Any CSU transferable political science courses.

No resources identified.

Other courses that are articulated as lower division preparation for the political science major at a CSU.

No resources identified.

Any CSU transferable introductory course in the social sciences (i.e., articulated as filling CSU GE Area D).

Intro to Cultural Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 120)

Principles of Microeconomics (Econ 201)

Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 202)  

Introduction to Human Geography (C-ID GEOG 120)

Introductory Psychology (C-ID PSY 110)

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