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Credit Guide for Sociology and Anthropology

The Sociology/Anthropology (SOAN) major at Lake Forest College requires nine total credits. SIX of those must be taken at Lake Forest College

  • SOAN 210: Principles of Social Organization
  • SOAN 220: Domains of Human Evidence
  • SOAN 310: Social Research: Quantitative Methods
  • SOAN 320: Social Research: Qualitative Methods
  • SOAN 480: Social Explanation and Theory
  • A 300-level elective of the student’s choice

It is very easy to cover all six of these courses over 4 semesters, and it is doable to cover them in 3 semesters. Sociology/anthropology is an excellent major for people looking to go into

  • Social work
  • Counseling
  • Not-for-profit administration
  • Museums/libraries/archives
  • Community organizing
  • Data analysis
  • Criminal justice
  • Public advocacy
  • Advertising
  • Market research
  • Usability design
  • Search engine optimization
College of DuPage
College of DuPage Lake Forest College
ANTHR 1000*
ANTHR 1100*
SOCIO 1100*
SOAN 110
CRMJ 2240
GEOGR 1130
Any ANTHR course** EXCEPT ANTHR 1000 or 1100
Any SOCIO course** EXCEPT SOCIO 1100
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses. 
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

College of Lake County
College of Lake County Lake Forest College
ANT 121* 
ANT 221* 
SOC 121*
SOAN 110
CRJ 229 
GXS 229 
Any ANT 200-level course** EXCEPT ANT 221 
Any SOC 200-level course
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

Elgin Community College
Elgin Community College
Lake Forest College
ATR 120* 
ATR 220* 
SOC 100*
SOAN 110
CRJ 231 
Any ATR course** EXCEPT ATR 120 or 220 
Any SOC course EXCEPT SOC 100
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

Harper College
Harper College
Lake Forest College
ANT 101* 
ANT 202* 
SOC 101*
SOAN 110
GEC 110 
LEJ 205 
Any ANT course** EXCEPT ANT 101 or 202 
Any SOC course EXCEPT SOC 101
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

McHenry County College
McHenry County College
Lake Forest College
ANT 151* 
ANT 170* 
SOC 151*
SOAN 110
CJS 120 
Any ANT course** EXCEPT ANT 151 or 170 
Any SOC course EXCEPT SOC 151
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

Oakton Community College
Oakton Community College
Lake Forest College
ANT 202* 
SOC 101*
SOAN 110
GEG 122 
LAE 245 
SSC 105, 201, 205 
Any ANT course** EXCEPT ANT 202 
Any SOC course** EXCEPT SOC 101
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.

Triton College
Triton College
Lake Forest College
ANT-101* 
ANT-103* 
SOC-100*
SOAN 110
CIA-181 
GEO-104 
Any ANT course EXCEPT ANT-101 or 103 
Any SOC course EXCEPT SOC-100
Counts as 200-level elective, only two fulfill major requirements (see above)

*Students can only receive major credit for ONE of these courses.
**No methods course can replace Lake Forest College SOAN methods courses.