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
BIOL 101G
101GL
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
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
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A full list of NM Common Core Classes can be found in the General Information section of this catalog.

Social Work MAP

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
C S 110 Computer Literacy 3
COLL 101 College/Life Success 1
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
PHIL 101G The Art of Wondering 3
S WK 221G Introduction to Social Welfare 3
 Credits14
Spring
BIOL 101G
101GL
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
ENGL 203G
Business and Professional Communication
or Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
or Technical and Scientific Communication
3
PSY 201G Introduction to Psychology 3
Humanities/Fine Art G Course 1 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
C EP 110G Human Growth and Behavior 3
MATH 120
Intermediate Algebra
or College Algebra
3
PSY 266
Applied Psychology
or Psychology of Adjustment
3
SOC 101G
Introductory Sociology
or Contemporary Social Problems
3
SPAN 111
Elementary Spanish I
or Elementary German I
4
 Credits16
Spring
S WK 253 Case Management 3
SPAN 112
Elementary Spanish II
or Elementary German II
4
STAT 251G Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 3
Laboratory Science G Course 1 4
 Credits14
 Total Credits60
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