Moraine Valley Community College

MVCC 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 Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) 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

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing COM 101 and COM 102
COMM 101: Speech COM 103
Mathematics (Statistics Preferred)
MATH 132: Statistics for Business
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
*Approved College Level Math
MTH 212
MTH 139
College Level Math *See Catalog
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Life Science and Physical Science *See Catalog
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) *See Catalog
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology SOC 101
Sociology Elective *See Transferable Electives
One additional Social/Behavioral Sciences course from a different discipline *See Catalog

Major Requirements

Core Requirements

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
SOC 101: Introduction to Psychology SOC 101
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 NO EQUIVALENCY
Three Sociology or Anthropology electives (9 credit hours) (two of the courses must be at the 200 and/or 300 levels) *See Transferable Electives

Social Inequality Requirement

Choose two of the following:

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
SOC 224: Invention of Race  
SOC 225: Racial and Ethnic Relations SOC 210
SOC 235: Sex, Culture and Society SOC 215
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:

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
ANTH 250: Modern Latin America  
ANTH 251: Native Americans ANT 205
ANTH 265: Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East  

Transferable Electives

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
ANTH 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ANT 202
ANTH 105: Archeology ANT 210
ANTH 120: Physical Anthropology ANT 201
SOC 210: Sociology of the Family SOC 102
SOC 215: Medical Sociology SOC 201
SOC 221: Social Problems SOC 204
Other Sociology electives SOC 103, 202 or SWK 101

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