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MPPA Curriculum

Prerequisites
Government or Political Science 

fall walkThis is a sample of accredited institutions offering government or political science classes in the Sacramento region. We post this list as a courtesy to our applicants and students. It should NOT be considered an endorsement of these schools nor is it a comprehensive list of courses that may be available and acceptable.

Please keep in mind that certain schools may have additional requirements for enrollment in courses. Consult individual departments about specific requirements, availability of courses, cost, schedule, and delivery method.

Feel free to provide a syllabus or course description to the Department if you are not certain a course can be used to satisfy the prerequisite requirement.

Community Colleges

Los Rios Community College District

American River College - Catalog
2012-2013 catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States 
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California 

Cosumnes River College - Catalog
2012-2013 catalog course descriptions
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California

Folsom Lake College - Catalog
2012-2013 catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States, page 260

Sacramento City College - Catalog
2012-213 catalog
Pols 301, Introduction to Government: United States, page 357
Pols 304, Introduction to Government: California, page 358

Sierra Community College District - Catalog

Pols 1, American Government, page 239 in 2012-2013 catalog

Yuba Community College District

Yuba College - Catalog
2012-2013 catalog
Polsc 1, Introduction to American Government, page 151 

Woodland Community College - Catalog
2012-2013 catalog
Polsc 1, Introduction to American Government, page 110

Public Universities

Sacramento State - Catalog

Govt 1, Essentials of Government
Govt 150, American Governments
Govt 180, California State and Local Government

University of California, Davis - Catalog - Open University

Pol 001, American National Government (page 467 of the 2010-2012 catalog, page 334 of pdf)
Pol 104, California State Government and Politics (page 467 of the 2010-2012 catalog, page 334 of pdf)

Private Accredited Colleges and Universities

The below are alternatives to public colleges and universities students and applicants may consider. Often these places deliver courses in alternative formats, such as on-line or in an intensive schedule for the convenience of students. In no way should the appearance here of a for-profit institution be considered an endorsement of that institution.

DeVry University - catalog

Poli 330, Political Science (page 72 in 2011-2012 US catalog)

National University - catalog

Pol 201, American Politics (page 424 of General 2011 on-line catalog, page 432 in pdf)

University of Phoenix - individual courses

Pos 110, American National Government
Pol 215, State and Local Political Processes

updated spring 2012