Human Sciences


Human Sciences

If you are interested in completing your general education requirements and transferring to a bachelor’s degree program while saving thousands of dollars along the way, consider a program in Human Sciences (Liberal Arts). This program includes many pathways that lead directly to four-year institutions, like history, politics, language, literature, and fine and performing arts.

Enroll in a Human Sciences (Liberal Arts) program at City Colleges and you will:

  • Gain a solid foundation in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Take advanced coursework while preparing to transfer to a four-year university, saving up to $40,000 on the cost of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Transfer easily to a four-year college or university through one of the guaranteed admission or dual degree programs that City Colleges has established with four-year universities across the country. These programs simplify the transition to a bachelor’s degree program after you complete your associate degree.

Academic Partners

City Colleges has developed transfer and articulation agreements with several four-year institutions to ensure the credits you earn transfer as you continue your educational journey.

  • Arizona State University
  • Columbia College
  • DePaul University
  • Dominican University
  • East West University
  • Fisk University
  • Governors State University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Loyola University
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northwestern University
  • Resurrection University
  • Roosevelt University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Learn more about the partnerships City Colleges has developed to provide you with a smooth transition from City Colleges graduation to the college or university of your choice.

Degree & Certificate Programs

Our certificates and degrees work together to build your qualifications and career.

Human Sciences Pathways:

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Fine Arts

    • Art (Studio)
    • Music Business
    • Music Education
    • Music Performance
    • Music Technology


    • Art (Studio)
    • Music Business
    • Music Education
    • Music Performance
    • Music Technology

Law and Safety
Liberal Arts
Social Services
Visual Arts

Ready to Start?

City Colleges of Chicago is an open enrollment institution
and students are accepted year-round.

The first step in enrollment is completing an online application here.