Goldsmiths, University of London, Politics

Bachelor of Arts in Politics


Program Description

SPSCC has an articulation agreement in Politics with Goldsmiths, University of London. To be eligible to transfer into the second year of the three-year Bachelor of Arts in Politics program at Goldsmiths, students must successfully complete the Associate in Arts degree at SPSCC, having taken specific courses as outlined in the Articulation Agreement (see the AA Requirements tab), and graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.00.

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About the College

Goldsmiths, University of London, England

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Goldsmiths was founded in 1891 and has been part of the world-renowned University of London since 1904. Our single site campus in vibrant South East London is about 7 minutes by train to the city center. We’re known for our rich academic history and our innovative approach, having been voted by our peers as one of the UK’s top 25 institutions for the quality of our research, and are ranked in the world’s elite for 10 subject areas.

When you come to Goldsmiths, you’ll be joining a dynamic and collaborative community of students representing over 140 countries. You’ll have the chance to work with academic staff as colleagues. They’re not locked away in isolation – they’re accessible and enthusiastic about teaching, and they’re keen to find out what you think and why. Whether you’re looking to take advantage of one our 1,400+ internships or thinking about future plans, we offer extensive career support with access to a global network of alumni and strong industry links. 

SPSCC graduates with associate degrees can gain a bachelor's degree in just two years by studying in the vibrant and dynamic British capital. When you graduate from the University of London you join a community that has educated four monarchs, 52 presidents/prime ministers, 74 Nobel laureates, six Grammy winners, two Oscar winners and three Olympic gold medalists.


AA Requirements

Articulation Agreement

Please note: either Goldsmiths, University of London or SPSCC can terminate the articulation agreement at any time. It is vital the student notifies Goldsmiths, University of London during the application process that the student is applying by means of this specific articulation agreement. Students that have completed the AA degree at SPSCC may be accepted into the second year of the three-year Bachelor of Arts in Politics program subject to the same requirements as outlined on the Goldsmiths, University of London website for applying students.

Core Requirements:


  • ENGL&101, English Composition I

AND choose one of the following:

  • ENGL&102, Composition II
  • ENGL&102C, Composition II: Service Learning


5 credits from the quantitative General Education Distribution


15 credits from 3 disciplines. No more than 5 credits in performance/skill courses. No more than 5 credits of foreign language at the first-year level.

Social Science

Must include the following:

  • POLS&101, Intro Political Science
  • SOC&201, Social Problems
  • ECON&201, Micro Economics

Natural Science

15 credits from 3 disciplines. Must include 1 lab science.


15 credits from the General Education Distribution or Specified Electives Lists. No more than 3 PE activity credits are accepted in transfer.

Must include the following:

  • POLS&203, International Relations
  • ECON&202, Macro Economics

AND 15 additional credits 100 level and above.