Associate in Arts Degree

Sociology

The following curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for sociology majors at senior institutions. Students are urged to first consult with an academic advisor and to continue to review their course selections and transfer plans with that advisor.

Learn more: Email advising@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8500.

Sociology Major (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

  • * SOCY 2523 - Contemporary Social Problems
  • * SOCY 2543 - Race & Ethnic Relations
  • * SOCY 2553 - Marriage & The Family

Communications General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

A minimum grade of C is required in *ENGL 1613 and *ENGL 1623.

  • * ENGL 1613 - English I
  • * ENGL 1623 - English II
  • * SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech

Laboratory Science General Education (2 courses)
Credit hours: 8

CHOOSE TWO IAI Laboratory Science courses, one from the life sciences and one from the physical sciences.

Mathematics General Education (1 course)
Credit hours: 3-5

Choose one IAI mathematics course from the following five options. (It is recommended that students choose * MATH 1713 or * MATH 1774.)

  • * MATH 1704 - Contemporary Mathematics
  • * MATH 1713 - Finite Mathematics
  • * MATH 1774 - Statistics
  • * MATH 1833 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
  • * MATH 2515 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Humanities General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

CHOOSE THREE IAI humanities courses, with at least one course from general humanities and at least one course from the fine arts or interdisciplinary category.

Social and Behavioral Science General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

  • * SOCY 2513 - Sociology

In addition, CHOOSE TWO IAI social and behavioral science courses. SOCY can be the prefix for one - but not both - courses. *ANTH 1713 - Introduction to Anthropology is recommended as one of the three courses.

Electives (3-6 courses)
Credit hours: 17

CHOOSE 10 credit hours of courses from any transfer-level elective area. A maximum of four credit hours can come from physical education activity courses. Consult your transfer institution to determine appropriate electives. Please note: students must achieve competency in a single foreign language. Four semesters of college-level study in a single foreign language is required. In most cases, each year of high school foreign language may be substituted for one college semester.

Minimum credit hours required for completion - 64

*Course has prerequisite.

Sociology A.A. — Suggested course sequence

Fall
* ENGL 1613 3 cr. hrs.
* SOCY 2513 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.
* Mathematics course 3-5 cr. hrs.
* Elective 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ENGL 1623 3 cr. hrs.
* SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* SOCY 2523 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.

Fall
* SOCY 2543 3 cr. hrs.
* SOCY 2553 3 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities courses 6 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ANTH 1713 or Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Electives 14 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Additional Program Information

Visit http://www.itransfer.org/ or a KCC academic advisor for more information.

Use The Transfer Guide

To see how your courses transfer, log on to U.Select at http://www.transfer.org/. U.Select is an online tool that will help you view program requirements, course equivalencies, and see how courses you have taken or plan to take transfer to another college or university.