Students are required to demonstrate competencies in U.S. History, U.S. Constitution and California State and local government for graduation. Competencies can be met by enrollment in six units as follows:

1. POLS 150 American Political Institutions (3) Students who have AP credit for American Government or have taken American Government without coverage of California government may take the following:

  • POLS 140 California Government (1)

2. Choose from one of the following:

  • HIST 270 The United States to 1877 (3)
  • HIST 271 The United States since 1877 (3)
  • HIST 272 Constitutional History of the U.S. (3)
  • HIST 275 The United States to 1900 (3)