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Political Science: Transfer

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Political Science is the study of the rise and evolution of governments and politics in the world. Specifically, political science examines the origins and contemporary institutions of governments, the evolution and state of political parties, campaigns, elections, citizen rights and responsibilities, law-making and law enforcing, civil rights and liberties, and our court system.

Careers

Political science majors are a vital resource in the workings of our participatory democracy. A study of political science can lead to careers in government service , politics, law, management, law enforcement, and education. The analytical skills honed in the study of political science are greatly valued as an excellent prerequisite in the above career fields.

Transfer Guide

Political Science majors are offered at the major Oregon schools - U of O, OSU, SOU, EOS, and PSU. Political Science is also offered at major schools across the country.

Following the standard transfer program requirements will gain entry for qualified students into the Oregon university system as well as into universities across the country and world. Appropriate early course for political science majors are:

  • Science - Geology or Biology
  • Math - 105 or 111
  • Social Sciences - (besides Political Science courses) History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, and Psychology
  • Foreign language - Two years of a foreign language is required for a B.A. degree in most universities, and is a good idea in general for broadening our perspective and strengthening one's job entry chances in the field.

Money for College

Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.

  • Scholarships and FAFSA (Sources of free money for college. Application times. FAFSA.)
  • UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
  • Work Study (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
  • Financial Advice (Tips on managing your money wisely and staying out of debt.) 

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:

• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Charles Young - Contact
Associate Professor, Social Science
Phone: 541-440-7753

Paula Usrey - Contact
Associate Professor, Social Science
Phone: 541-440-7826