Harper College

HC 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 Harper College (HC) 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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ENG 101
ENG 102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPE 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Statistics is preferred
MTH 225
MTH 162 or MTH 165
*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 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
SOC 101 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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SOC 101 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
  SOC 225: Racial and Ethnic Relations
SOC 230 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
ANT 203 ANTH 251: Native Americans
  ANTH 265: Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East

Transferable Electives

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ANT 202 ANTH 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANT 206 ANTH 105: Archeology
ANT 205 ANTH 120: Physical Anthropology
SOC 120 SOC 210: Sociology of the Family
SOC 205 SOC 221: Social Problems
DIV 101 SOC 285: Special Topics: Political Sociology
Other Sociology electives CCA 252 or SOC 235

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)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu

of November 2017