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Sociology


This two-year transfer program leads to an Associate in Arts Degree. The curriculum is designed for students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in sociology.

The Sociology transfer program at Rend Lake College provides students with the background in sociology and general studies necessary for advanced work at a four-year institution. Students are advised to check with the institution to which they are transferring or an advisor at Rend Lake College for any additional requirements.

Sociology - Degree

ARTS & SCIENCES DIVISION

Associate in Arts Degree

► Total = 64 Hours

First Semester (13 Cr. Hrs.)

  • ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition I 1 (3)
  • SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 1 (3)
  • Elective – Fine Arts (3)
  • Elective – Science with Lab (4)

Second Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)

  • ENGL 1102 Rhetoric and Composition II (3)
  • HEA 1101 Health Education (2)
  • POLI 1101 State and Local Government (3)
  • PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • SOCI 2101 Social Problems (3)
  • COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking (3)

Third Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)

  • ANTH 1101 Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • MATH 1111 Statistics 1 (4)
  • PSYC 2105 Social Psychology (3)
  • SPAN 1101 Elementary Spanish I (4)
  • Elective – Humanities (3)

Fourth Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)

  • ENGL 2106 Intermediate Composition (3)
  • SOCI 2102 Marriage and the Family (3)
  • SPAN 1102 Elementary Spanish II (4)
  • Elective – Fine Arts / Humanities (3)
  • Elective – Science (3)
  • Elective (1)

1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based test scores.

Program Outcomes

Sociology

  • Utilize the major sociological theories to analyze the situation orally or in writing
  • Identify ways unseen social forces influence the situation and communicate these ideas orally or in writing
  • Apply basic sociological concepts and vocabulary to understand social groups and interactions
  • Provide a written or oral example of how one's culture might lead to conformity and conflict

Articulation


Articulation agreements document a pathway between Rend Lake College and the following schools for the academic program(s) listed.

If you are a student interested in transferring to a 4-year university and want to focus on agriculture at RLC, talk to your advisor about class options.

22 articulation 3 icon MissouriBaptist
  Missouri Baptist University
  Sociology

Faculty & Staff


Psychology Professor | Arts & Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1804
Building: North Oasis
Office: 142
2012 PHI THETA KAPPA FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD | 2020 RLCF OUSTANDING FACULTY MEMBER AWARD | Ed.D. Oakland City University | M.S. Southern Illinois University Carbondale | B.S. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville |  A.S. John A. Logan College |  Certified Instructor of Leadership Development Studies
Speech Professor | Arts & Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1493
Building: North Oasis
Office: 144
2013 RLCF ASSESSMENT AWARD | Ed.D. Oakland City University | M.S. & B.S. Murray State University
Dean of Arts & Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1258
Building: North Oasis
Office: 145
M.S. Eastern Illinois University | B.S. Southern Illinois University Carbondale
History Professor
Phone Extension: 1792
Building: North Oasis
Office: 151
2010 PHI THETA KAPPA FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD | PhD Southern Illinois University Carbondale | M.A. & B.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Physical Science Instructor | Arts & Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1726
Building: South Oasis
Office: 140
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University Carbondale | M.S. & B.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Administrative Assistant | Arts & Sciences Division
Phone Extension: 1263
Building: North Oasis
Office: 134
A.S. Business Administration, Southeastern Illinois College

Arts & Sciences Division
Phone: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1288
Email: [email protected]
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Arts & Sciences
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Arts & Sciences



 

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