Oct 16, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, A.A.

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Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology

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

  1. Recognize cultural values and demonstrate an understanding of their influence on behavior.
  2. Analyze social issues.
  3. Apply classic sociological theories to various social conditions.
  4. 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.

Recommended Courses

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.

Program Total: 64 Credits

Total: 12 Credits

Term II

Total: 12 Credits

Term III

Total: 9 Credits

Term IV

Total: 12 Credits

Term V

Total: 11 Credits

Term VI

Total: 8 Credits

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