Government

Associate of Arts

 

Program Description
The primary objectives of the Government program are to meet general education requirements for the associate degree and to complete general education requirements for baccalaureate degrees. Government is the study of human behavior as it relates to political situations. It involves the examination of institutions, processes, people, ideas and policies. The study of government develops cultural literacy, critical thinking and other useful skills.

Program Emphasis
Texarkana College offers three courses in Government: GOVT 2304 (Introduction to Political Science), GOVT 2305 (Federal Government), and GOVT 2306 (Texas Government).

Contact persons

Dr. Candy Stevens Smith
Office J in the Social Science Building
Email: Candy.Smith@texarkanacollege.edu
Phone: (903) 823-3219

Connie Adams
Office C in the Social Science Building
Email: connie.adams@texarkanacollege.edu
Phone: (903) 823-3364

John Stuart
Office E in the Social Science Building
Email: John.Stuart@texarkanacollege.edu
Phone: (903) 823-3226

Dawna Rogers
Office B in the Social Science building
Email: Dawna.Rogers@texarkanacollege.edu
Phone: (903) 823-3375

Doug Saffel
Office L in the Social Science Building
Email: Doug.Saffel@texarkanacollege.edu
Phone: (903) 823-3228
 

The following is a suggested course of study which will satisfy the requirements for the Associate of Arts degree at Texarkana College.

FRESHMAN YEAR


1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
ENGL 1301………………… 3   ENGL 1302………………….. 3
GEOG 1303……………….. 3   GOVT 2305…………………. 3
HIST 1301…………………. 3   HIST 1302…………………… 3
MATH (college level)…… 3   Behavioral Sciences………. 3
SPCH 1315………………… 3   Elective (college level)…… 3
Total……………………….. 15   Total…………………………. 15

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR


 

1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
BCIS 1305…………………….. 3   #Visual/Perf.Arts………….. 3
BIOL/GEOL/CHEM/PHYS….. 4   BIOL/GEOL/CHEM/PHYS… 4
Humanities Core……………. 3   GOVT 2304…………………. 3
GOVT 2306………………….. 3   *Approved Electives……… 6
Elective (college level)…….. 3      
Total…………………………… 16   Total………………………….. 16

TOTAL HOURS   62

*Approved Eledtives: COMM 1129, 2311, ECON 2301, HIST 2321, 2322, PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301

#ARTS 1301, DRAM 1310, 2366, HUMA 1315, MUSI 1301, MUSI 1306