2016-2017 Catalog 
    Aug 14, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, A.A.

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Suggested Curriculum

The profession of social work is devoted to helping people function optimally in their environment by providing direct and indirect services to individuals, families, groups, and communities and by working to improve social conditions. Bachelor’s degree programs in social work prepare students for careers in public and private agencies such as child welfare, mental health, corrections, shelters, and many other workplaces. Community college students interested in completing bachelor’s degrees in social work are strongly encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer. Students should see their advisors about particular social work baccalaureate programs for specific entry requirements since admission to these programs is competitive and completion of courses does not guarantee admission to a program at a university.

I. General Education Core (37-38)

Area A: Communication (9 credits)

Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)

  • Any Literature course from the list for Area B

  • PHILO 203 Introduction to Logic 3 hrs transfer credit
  • Select an additional course in fine arts or interdisciplinary humanities/fine arts from the list for Area B .

Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (15)

III. Electives (10-11)

Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits

Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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