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.

Core

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

American Government 3e by OpenStax; American Government 2e – LibreTexts (CC BY)

List A:  Select 3 courses from the following:

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

No resources identified.

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

An ASCCC OERI-supported textbook, Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics is forthcoming in 2022.

Introduction to International Relations (C-ID POLS 140)

A Short Introduction to World Politics (Meacham) – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-ND)

International Relations (McGlinchey, ed. 2017) (CC BY-NC)

Introduction to Political Science (C-ID POLS 150)

An Introduction to Politics (Sell, 2020); An Introduction to Politics – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-SA)

Any one of the following:

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)

Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology, 2nd Edition (American Anthro, 2020) (CC-BY-NC 4.0)

Principles of Microeconomics (Econ 201)

Principles of Microeconomics 2e (OpenStax)

Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 202)  

Principles of Macroeconomics 2e (OpenStax)

Introduction to Political Science (C-ID POLS 150)

An Introduction to Politics ; An Introduction to Politics – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-SA)

Introduction to Human Geography (C-ID GEOG 120)

Introduction to Human Geography (Dastrup) (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Introductory Psychology (C-ID PSY 110)

Introductory Psychology (OpenStax); Introductory Psychology (OpenStax) – LibreTexts (CC BY 4.0)

This page last updated November 19, 2021.