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. Choose from one of the following:
    1. POLS 150 American Political Institutions (3)
    2. POLS 316 State and Local Politics and Policy (3)
    3. Students who have AP credit for American Government or have taken American Government without coverage of California government may take the following:
      1. POLS 140 California Government (1)
  2. Choose from one of the following:
    1. HIST 270 The United States to 1877 (3)
    2. HIST 271 The United States since 1877 (3)
    3. HIST 272 Constitutional History of the U.S. (3)
    4. HIST 275 The United States to 1900 (3)
    5. HIST 350 Chicana/o History and Culture (3)