Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
Students who intend to complete an Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology and transfer to a four-year institution should consult with an Indian Hills Academic Advisor and the four-year institution to determine any additional requirements at the four-year institution.
The Sociology Transfer Major provides an excellent foundation for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to earn a degree with a major in sociology or related field. This curriculum focuses on developing critical thinking skills, gaining insights in human behavior and increasing interpersonal knowledge.
Program Learning Outcomes
Recognize cultural values and demonstrate an understanding of their influence on behavior.
Analyze social issues.
Apply classic sociological theories to various social conditions.
Identify and correctly use basic terms in the field of sociology.
Preparation for IHCC
Prospective students should have a strong background in reading, writing and listening skills. Students should be emotionally stable.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the sociology program at the institution to which they plan to transfer and work with an IHCC academic counselor to plan a program that meets those requirements.