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Sociology Liberal Arts Transfer Major

Sociology is the study of social life, including social influences on human behavior. It is a “21st century career,” which provides students an opportunity to build transferable skills such as thinking critically, making evidence-based arguments, employing various research methods, interpreting data, writing effectively, and understanding diverse perspectives (American Sociological Association, 2013).

Career Opportunities

A Sociology degree prepares students for career opportunities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue related to Sociology:

  • Conflict negotiation
  • Corrections/criminal justice
  • High school teaching
  • Human resources
  • Human rights advocacy
  • Public relations
  • Research
  • Sales and marketing
  • Social services

Additionally, a Bachelor’s in Sociology prepares students for admission to professional or graduate school to pursue careers in law, college/university teaching, research, public policy, etc.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Required number of credits: 62
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Sociology Transfer Courses
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $603.00
POL-111 American National Government O E 3 $603.00
PSY-251 Social Psychology 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
SOC-115 Social Problems O E 3 $603.00
SOC-120 Marriage and Family O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics — A. Biological Sciences and B. Physical Sciences 7
II. Humanities 9
IV. Communications 9
V. Social Diversity 3
VI. Elective Courses — A. Required Elective Course 1
VI. Elective Courses — B. Suggested Elective Courses 15
Total Credits 44

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Faculty Mentor

Lisa Muñoz
Black Hawk Hall 282
319-296-2329 ext.1043
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Administrative Assistant

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Dean

Arts and Sciences

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
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