Political Science

Associate of Arts (DTA) Degree - Political Science Specialization


The following course set fulfills the requirement of the Specialization in Political Science for the Associate of Arts (DTA) Degree and prepares students for transfer as a a political science major with junior standing at the University of Washington-Tacoma and the University of Washington-Seattle.

Students who major in political science gain a depth of experience and knowledge relevant to a wide range of careers. Political science majors can become campaign staffers, government employees, non-profit employees, business professionals, grant writers and journalists. With additional education, political science majors can become lawyers, paralegals, educators and researchers.

Degree Program 

Your guided path toward earning your Associate of Arts degree with Political Science Specialization. All public universities in the state of Washington have a language requirement at the bachelor degree level. Students should review those requirements and ensure they meet them prior to transfer. World language credit can be applied toward humanities, multicultural and general elective requirements of the Associate of Arts (DTA) Degree.

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