Department of Public Policy and Administration

Department of Public Policy and Administration

Prerequisites

Government or Political Science 

fall walkThis is a sample of accredited institutions offering government or political science classes in the Sacramento region. We post this list as a courtesy to our applicants and students. It should NOT be considered an endorsement of these schools nor is it a comprehensive list of courses that may be available and acceptable.

Please keep in mind that certain schools may have additional requirements for enrollment in courses. Consult individual departments about specific requirements, availability of courses, cost, schedule, and delivery method.

Feel free to provide a syllabus or course description to the Department if you are not certain a course can be used to satisfy the prerequisite requirement.

Community Colleges

Los Rios Community College District
American River College - Catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States (3 units)
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California (3 units)

Cosumnes River College - Catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States (3 units)
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California (3 units)

Folsom Lake College - Catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States (3 units)

Sacramento City College - Catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States (3 units)
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California (3 units)

Sierra Community College District - Catalog
Pols 1, American Government (3 units)

Yuba Community College District
Yuba College - Catalog
Polsc 1, Introduction to American Government (3 units)

Woodland Community College - Catalog
Polsc 1, Introduction to American Government (3 units)

Public Universities

Sacramento State - Catalog - Open University
Govt 1, Essentials of Government (3 units)
Govt 150, American Governments (3 units)
Govt 180, California State and Local Government (3 units)

University of California, Davis - Catalog - Open University
Pol 001, American National Government (4 units)
Pol 104, California State Government and Politics (4 units)


Private Accredited Colleges and Universities

The below are alternatives to public colleges and universities students and applicants may consider. Often these places deliver courses in alternative formats, such as on-line or in an intensive schedule for the convenience of students. In no way should the appearance here of a for-profit institution be considered an endorsement of that institution.

DeVry University - catalog
Poli 330, Political Science (3 units)

National University - catalog
Pol 201, American Politics (4.5 units)

University of Phoenix - individual courses
Pos 110, American National Government (3 units)
Pol 215, State and Local Political Processes (3 units)


updated Summer 2017