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.

Recommended General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I *3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  *3
COMM 110
or
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 
or
3
COMM 212PUBLIC SPEAKING 3
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE **6
MATHEMATICS **3
LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE **7
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS **9

Recommended Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
SOC 114SOCIAL PROBLEMS 3
SOC 120MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY 3
SOC 218INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 219THE SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN AMERICA 3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELECELECTIVES 11 to 15

* Student must earn a "C" or higher in this course.
** See specific requirements for Associate in Arts degree.

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; Social Science; Life Science; Fine Arts
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; SOC 114; Physical Science; Humanities; Elective
Fall Semester 2COMM 110 or COMM 212; SOC 120; SOC 218; Mathematics; Elective
Spring Semester 2SOC 219; Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science; Elective(s)

Program Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department

Room 124A

(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training

General Bachelor Degree Transfer Options

Transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities. For additional transfer information, including information on transfer partnerships and transfer guides:

Transfer Planning