The Political Science major will provide students with a framework for understanding political theories, institutions, and processes. Students develop skills for critically evaluating issues and applying appropriate research methodologies for understanding political behavior. The Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Political Science or similar major. Priority admission with junior status to the CSU system will be granted. Students completing this degree are exempt from Mendocino College Institutional Requirements. Please check with a counselor for more specific transfer information.