Transfer Guide:

Political Science, BS with Secondary Education Minor

Political Science, BS with Secondary Education Minor

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Earn Your Political Science, BS with Seconday Education Minor at A&M-Central Texas:

The Bachelor of Science in Political Science at Texas A&M University-Central Texas examines the consequences of our values and behavior for local, national, and international politics. As a Political Science major, you will experience a curriculum that explores political life, revealing how politics work, and how our values shape the choices we make. Learn more about our Political Science, BS here.

Core Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
ENGL 1301 (010)Composition I (010)3
ENGL 1302 (010)Composition II (010)3
MATH 1314 (020)College Algebra (020)3
CORE REQ (030)Life and Physical Sciences Selection (030)3
CORE REQ (030)Life and Physical Sciences Selection (030)3
SOPH LIT (040)English Literature Selection (040)3
CORE REQ (050)Creative Arts Selection (050)3
HIST 1301 (060)United States History I (060)3
HIST 1302 (060)United States History II (060)3
GOVT 2305 (070)Federal Government (070)3
GOVT 2306 (070) Texas Government (070)3
HIST 2311 (080)Western Civilization I (080)3
SOPH LIT (090)English Literature Selection (090)3
HIST 2312 (090)Western Civilization II (090)3
Subtotal: 42
Additional Lower-Level Degree Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics 3
GEOG 1301 GEOG 1302Physical Geography, Human Geography3
GEOG 1303World Regional Geography 3
HIST 2301History of Texas3
PSYC 2308, TECA 1354Child Psychology, Child Growth & Development3
Subtotal: 18
Upper-Level Degree Requirements
(Taken at A&M-Central Texas)
TAMUCT Institution Course Title SCH
Any Level ElectiveAny Level Elective3
POLI 3300Critical Thinking About Politics3
POLI 3330, SOCI 4315Understanding Social Science Research, Social Science Statistics3
POLI 4340, POLI 4341Political Ethics, Freedom and Authority3
POLI 3301, POLI 3306Political Economy of Globalization, Political Economy3
HIST 4382Historical Method3
HIST 4381Concepts of History Education3
POLI SelectionPOLI 3302, 3303, 3304, 3305, 3307, 4302, 43803
POLI 4395Political Science Capstone3
Upper-Level POLI ElectiveUpper-Level POLI Elective9
READ 3335Content Area Reading3
EDUC 4331Curriculum & Instruction for Secondary Teachers3
EDUC 4332Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers3
EDUC 4317Assessment & Interpretation for Secondary Teachers3
EDUC 4337Educating Secondary Exceptional Learners3
EDUC 4335Capstone for Educators3
EDUC 4691Clinical Teaching6
Subtotal: 60
Total: 120

  • Any-level electives may be taken at either at Texas A&M University-Central Texas or another institution. Please consult an academic advisor prior to selecting any-level electives.
  • Admission to Secondary Education Certification will be required before taking any READ or EDUC classes.
  • Transfer guides are for planning and visualization purposes only. Official degree plans will be provided after admission.