Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Sociology A.A.


If you are a full-time student taking and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)  
HUMN 2333 - Humanities: Literature and Film (H)  
HUMN 2773 - American Popular Culture (H)  
HUMN 2883 - Cultural Identities and the Arts in America (H)  
3
General Education Recommended Elective.  *CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  is recommended.
*To receive an Associate Degree from TCC, students must demonstrate computer proficiency by taking this course or through testing or petition.
3
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S) 
HONORS SOCI 1113 offered in fall term.
3
Recommended Elective.  COLL 1002 - First Year Experience Seminar  is recommended. 2
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
NAMS 2113 - Native American Cultures (H)  
PHIL 2133 - Introduction to Ethical Thinking (H)  
PHIL 2263 - Medical Ethics (H)  
RELG 2173 - Religion and Society (H) 
THEA 1093 - Introduction to Theatre (H)   
3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level Math based on ACT or Math Placement test score. MATH 2193 is required if transferring to Oklahoma State University. 3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
HONORS SOCI 2113 offered in spring term.
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
General Education Science (with lab).  See the General Education Requirements for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  
GEOG 1014 - Geography (Physical) (L)  
GEOL 1014 - General Geology (Physical) (L)  
GEOL 1024 - General Geology (Historical) (L)  
4
Sociology Elective.  Select one course from the following:
SOCI 2013 - Marriage and Family (S)  
SOCI 2043 - Juvenile Delinquency (S)  
SOCI 2053 - Social Psychology (S)  
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (S) 
SOCI 2143 - Inequalities in America (S) (D)   
SOCI 2173 - Religion and Society (S)  
SOCI 2223 - Behavioral Statistics (S)  
SOCI 2713 - Aging, Death and Dying (S)  
SOCI 2813 - Human Sexuality (S)  
3
Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)  
PSYC 1313 - Human Relations (S)  
SOCI 1073 - Human Service Techniques  (Requires acceptance as a volunteer in participating public school system.)
SOCI 2153 - Crisis Intervention and Experience (S) 
SOCI 2243 - Introduction to Social Work (S)   
3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Science (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
ASTR 1104 - General Astronomy  
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition  
BIOL 1423 - Microbes and Society  
BIOL 2313 - Principles of Ecology  
GEOL 1113 - Introduction to Oceanography  
3-4
(3 required)
General Education Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (S)  
SOCI 2143 - Inequalities in America (S) (D) 
SOCI 2173 - Religion and Society (S)   
SOCI 2713 - Aging, Death and Dying (S)  
3
Required General Education Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). The following courses are recommended:
SOCI 2013 - Marriage and Family (S)  
SOCI 2043 - Juvenile Delinquency (S)  
SOCI 2063 - Corrections: Jails and Prisons (S)  
SOCI 2813 - Human Sexuality (S)  
3
Sociology Electives.  Select two courses from the following:
SOCI 2013 - Marriage and Family (S)  
SOCI 2043 - Juvenile Delinquency (S)  
SOCI 2053 - Social Psychology (S)  
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (S) 
SOCI 2143 - Inequalities in America (S) (D)   
SOCI 2173 - Religion and Society (S)  
SOCI 2223 - Behavioral Statistics (S)  
SOCI 2713 - Aging, Death and Dying (S)  
SOCI 2813 - Human Sexuality (S)  
6
Total Credit Hours 15-16

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree transfers to several universities.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.  Transfer agreements for Oklahoma State University (OSU) are available below.

TCC AA Sociology to OSU BA Applied Sociology  
TCC AA Sociology to OSU BA Sociology  
TCC AA Sociology to OSU BS Applied Sociology  
TCC AA Sociology to OSU BS Sociology