College of DuPage

COD Sociology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist sociology students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the College of DuPage (COD) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

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ENGLI 1101
ENGLI 1102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPEECH 1100 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (Statistics Preferred)
MATH 1635
*College Level Math - See Catalog
MATH 132: Statistics for Business
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
*Approved College Level Math
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
*See Catalog Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
*See Catalog **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
SOCIO 1100 SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
*See Transferable Electives Sociology Elective
*See Catalog One additional Social/Behavioral Sciences course from a different discipline
*IAI Waivers are available for those students who transfer to SXU with an A.A. or A.S. degree or complete the majority of their General Education Core prior to transferring.

Major Requirements

Core Requirements

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SOCIO 1100 SOC 101: Introduction to Psychology
NO EQUIVALENCY SOC 294: Statistics and Research Design I
NO EQUIVALENCY SOC 295: Statistics and Research Design II
NO EQUIVALENCY SOC 300: Social Theory
NO EQUIVALENCY SOC 366: Senior Seminar and Project
*See Transferable Electives Three Sociology or Anthropology electives (9 credit hours) (two of the courses must be at the 200 and/or 300 levels)

Social Inequality Requirement

Choose two of the following:

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  SOC 224: Invention of Race
SOCIO 2215 SOC 225: Racial and Ethnic Relations
SOCIO 1120 SOC 235: Sex, Culture and Society
  SOC 275: Women, Change and Society
  SOC 309: Gender and Globalization
  SOC 318: Sociology of Aging
  SOC 325: Race, Class, Gender and Justice
  SOC 345: Jurisprudence and Gender
  SOC 360: Social Class and Stratification

Anthropology Requirement

Choose one of the following:

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  ANTH 250: Modern Latin America
  ANTH 251: Native Americans
  ANTH 265: Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East

Transferable Electives

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ANTHR 1100 ANTH 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTHR 1200 ANTH 105: Archeology
ANTHR 1000; 1105, 1110; 1130; 1400; 1800; 1840; 2200; 2240; 2245; 2800 Other Anthropology electives
SOCIO 2220 SOC 210: Sociology of the Family
SOCIO 2210 SOC 221: Social Problems
SOCIO 1800; 2200; 2205, 2251, 2253 or 2820 Other Sociology electives

Additional Information

SOC 300, SOC 294, SOC 295, SOC 366 and six additional credit hours in sociology and/or anthropology must be taken at Saint Xavier University. 

Anthropology courses may be counted toward the credit hour requirement in the sociology major.

A grade of C or better is required for the core courses in the major of sociology.

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

of November 2017