Social Work - Associate Degree

Students must earn a grade of C- or better in all Social Work courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication3
or ENGL 2221G Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra 13
Areas III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Introduction to Psychology3
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Select one course from either Area III or Area IV (3-4 credits)
Area V: Humanities
PHIL 1115GIntroduction to Philosophy3
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
Select one course from Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts 23
General Education Elective
SOWK 2110GIntroduction to Human Services & Social Work (Core Requirement)3
Core Degree Requirements
BCIS 1110Introduction to Information Systems3
CEPY 1120GHuman Growth and Behavior3
HMSV 2110Case Management3
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics3
PSYC 2221Applied Psychology3
or PSYC 2230 Psychology of Adjustment
SOCI 1110GIntroduction to Sociology3
or SOCI 2310G Contemporary Social Problems
Second Language Requirement8
Spanish I4
Spanish II4
OR select two semesters of a second language
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 32-3
Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study - Social Work

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
BCIS 1110 Introduction to Information Systems 3
BIOL 1120G
BIOL 1120L
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
SOWK 2110G Introduction to Human Services & Social Work 3
 Credits14
Spring
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
3
ENGL 2210G
Professional & Technical Communication
or Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
3
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI 1110G
Introduction to Sociology
or Contemporary Social Problems
3
 Credits15
Second Year
Fall
MATH 1220G College Algebra 2 3
PHIL 1115G Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSYC 2221
Applied Psychology
or Psychology of Adjustment
3
SPAN 1110 Spanish I 3 4
Select one course from either Area III or Area IV (3-4 credits) 3-4
 Credits16
Spring
HMSV 2110 Case Management 3
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 3
SPAN 1120 Spanish II 3 4
Elective Course 4 2-3
Select one course from Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits60