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Transfer Guide: Sociology

This guide is intended to assist students who plan to transfer to St. Ambrose University and pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. Use this guide with an EICCD A.A. Graduation Worksheet to select your courses. Click here for additional information about this major

Note: This document was accurate on the date it was prepared but may not reflect subsequent changes by SAU or the colleges of EICCD. For this reason this document should be used as a guide only and should not replace consultation with your community college advisor or SAU advisor.

Transfer: Students who transfer to St. Ambrose with an A.A. or A.S. degree from a college of EICCD will be admitted to SAU with junior status. 
Note: It is recommended that as you select courses for your associate's degree, general education coursework should include a philosophy course. SAU also has a Health/Physical Education graduation requirement which can be met by completing PEH:109 Personal Wellness. Students who do not complete an associate degree prior to transfer will have their courses reviewed and accepted on a course-by-course basis. Click here for Course Equivalencies.

SAU requires a minimum grade of C in English Composition II, speech and math courses.  

Foreign Language: SAU's foreign language requirement can be met by 3 years of study of the same foreign language in high school or by demonstrating competency through the second semester of a foreign language at the college level (complete 2 semesters of the same foreign language). American Sign Language may fulfill this requirement.

EICCD courses that will fulfill SAU core course requirements in Sociology:
EICCD SOC:110 Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits | SAU Equivalent is SOC 101
EICCD SOC:251 Social Psychology, 3 credits | SAU Equivalent is SOC 220
EICCD ANT:105 Cultural Anthropology, 3 credits, SAU Equivalent is SOC 210

EICCD courses that will full SAU elective course requirements in Sociology:
EICCD SOC:115 Social Problems, 3 credits | SAU Equivalent is SOC 120
EICCD SOC:120 Marriage and Family, 3 credits | SAU Equivalent is SOC 323*

*Courses which articulate to SAU at the 300-level or above will not count as upper division credit at SAU.

Updated October 2016