Associate in Arts (Transfer)

Learn about the social world around you. Grow your understanding of the how's and why's behind human behavior. Explore how sociological research is helping us better understand the social forces that shape our world.

Number of semesters needed to complete your degree.

Students in this program receive a solid foundation in sociology. With this foundation, a student can expect to easily transfer to a four-year institution, and successfully pursue a degree in sociology or in one of many related fields. 

A Quality Education

Our professors are passionate about the field of sociology and care about our students. They are dedicated to preparing students for success at the next level of learning in sociology.

Get Involved

Meet and network with other people who have an interest in behavioral science.

Career Opportunities

Social Work, Criminal Justice System, Higher Education, Management, Social Research, Policy Planning, Marketing, Health Care


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


25 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Phi Theta Kappa and Beyond: Hanna’s Passion
Montserrat: Overcoming First-Generation Obstacles
Empowering Student Voices: Wes Eggert Wins ICCB Student Board Member Seat
Allie Scrivner Recognized as a Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar

Our students learn to apply the sociological perspective to the world around them. Nothing makes us happier than sending a budding sociologist on to the next level of learning!

Jon Stamm, Professor, Sociology
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Sociology Program?

Bring your curiosity about how the larger social world shapes our individual and personal realities. Talk to one of our Admissions representatives to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Student success advisors are available to help.
  5. Program is open to all Illinois Central College students.

What Can I Expect As a Sociology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Thur: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm