Transfer Preparation Requirements - Political Science*

Major Preparation Requirements

  • Four of the following courses:
    • Introduction to political theory
    • International relations/world politics
    • Introduction to American government/politics
    • Introduction to comparative politics
    • Politics and strategy
    • Diversity and disagreement
  • One course in statistics

Note: Only approved statistics courses can satisfy the major requirement. See

A minimum of three of the preparatory courses must be completed by the spring before transfer.

* Demand for this major significantly exceeds space available.

* Students are classified as Pre-Political Science until they complete the preparation courses at UCLA.

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