American Politics Concentration

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Select from the following:8
The American Presidency
United States Congress
American Constitutional Law
Constitutional Theory
Early American Political Thought
Contemporary American Political Thought
Select from the following:8
The Politics of Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality
Political Participation
Campaigns and Elections
Social Movements and Political Protest
Voting Rights and Representation
U.S. Reproductive Politics
The Politics of Poverty
Select from the following:8
Public Policy and Administration
California Politics
Government Internship 1
Research Internship 1
California Student Bill Project
Issues and Topics in American Politics
Technology and Public Policy
Selected Advanced Topics
Urban Politics
Approved Electives
Select from the following: 24
Any unused course in this concentration 1
Total units28

A total of 4 units of either POLS 386 or POLS 387 may count toward concentration requirements.


Consultation with advisor is recommended prior to selecting approved electives; bear in mind your selections may impact pursuit of post-baccalaureate studies and/or goals.