Social Work - Associate Degree

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all General Education/NM Common Core and Social Service courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Area I: Communications
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication3
or COMM 253G Public Speaking
Select one from following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra3
or MATH 121G College Algebra
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Area III: Laboratory Science
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
Select an additional course from the Laboratory Science area of the NM Common Core list.4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology3
SOC 101GIntroductory Sociology3
or SOC 201G Contemporary Social Problems
S WK 221GIntroduction to Social Welfare3
Area V: Humanities/Fine Art
PHIL 101GThe Art of Wondering3
Select one additional course from the Humanities/Fine Arts area of the NM Common Core list.3
Second Language
SPAN 111Elementary Spanish I4
SPAN 112Elementary Spanish II4
OR select two semesters of a second language
Related Requirements
C S 110Computer Literacy3
COLL 101College/Life Success1
PSY 266Applied Psychology3
or PSY 290 Psychology of Adjustment
S WK 253Case Management3
Total Credits60

A full list of NM Common Core Classes can be found in the General Information section of this catalog.