Academics

Sociology

Requirements for admission to four-year colleges and universities vary a great deal. Illinois Central College has articulated agreements with several area universities to ensure ease in transfer of credits upon completion of the Associate in Arts degree.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
COMM 110INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 114SOCIAL PROBLEMS 3
MATHEMATICS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *3 to 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *3 to 4
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES **3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS **3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
PSY 220ADULTHOOD AND AGING 3
SSC 111
or
AMERICANS AND THEIR CULTURE 
or
3
INTST 140GLOBAL ISSUES 3
SOC 120MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY 3
SOC 213INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3
SOC 218INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 219THE SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN AMERICA 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Recommended Humanities: INTST 132, 133; PHIL 110.

Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements in addition to requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; SOC 110; SSC 111 or INTST 140; Life Science; Fine Arts
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; PSY 110; SOC 114; Physical Science; Humanities
Fall Semester 2COMM 110; ECON 110; PSY 220; SOC 218; Mathematics
Spring Semester 2ECON 111; SOC 120; SOC 213; SOC 219; Humanities/Fine Arts

Program Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department

Room 124A

(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training