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Las Positas College is an inclusive, learning-centered, equity-focused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students' transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting lifelong learning.

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Political Science

Political Science students study public issues of the day, as well as the timeless issues of government, public policy, and the political process as preparation for a wide variety of careers. At Las Positas College, courses cover the full spectrum of the political science discipline: American Government, California State and Local Government, Comparative Government, Political Theory, Gender, Sexuality, & Politics and International Relations. The academically rigorous program provides opportunities for learning about the political process, fulfi lling general education requirements, as well as preparation for transfer, fulfi lling the typical lower-division requirements at a four-year institution. The course curriculum is designed for building critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for a variety of careers but also offers avenues for students to actively participate in the political process.

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