Sridhar  Sundaram, D.B.A.

Sridhar Sundaram, D.B.A.

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Lansing Community College

Program Guide: Political Science

First Year

First Semester
WRIT 121 4
MATH 120 4
Humanities elective 3
POLS 120 4
Second Semester
ENGL 122 4
POLS 201 3
Social Science elective 3
POLS 121 or 240 or 250 3-4

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
POLS 270 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
POLS 271 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take STAT 170.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-POLS course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 211, HIST 212, HUMS 215, SOCL 255, SOCL 260


Students majoring in political science find positions in a wide variety of fields - with a large percentage of persons employed in business. Other careers include government work in administration, foreign service, and specialized overseas assignments. There are also many positions in teaching, public action and interest groups.

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