Social Work - Associate Degree

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
Area I: Communication
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Oral Communication
COMM 1130GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics (Major Requirement) 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Introduction to Psychology (Major Requirement)3
Introduction to Human Services & Social Work (Major Requirement)3
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Area V: Humanities
PHIL 1115GIntroduction to Philosophy (Recommended)3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one from the following:3
Orientation in Art (Recommended)3
Music Appreciation: Western Music (Recommended)3
Introduction to Theatre (Recommended)3
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
Second Language (8 credits)
SPAN 1110Spanish I4
SPAN 1120Spanish II4
Or two semesters of a second language
Major Requirements (10 credits)
BCIS 1110Introduction to Information Systems3
PSYC 2221Applied Psychology3
or PSYC 2230 Psychology of Adjustment
HMSV 2110Case Management3
FYEX 1110First-year Seminar1
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 310
Recommended
Human Growth and Behavior3
College Algebra3
Introduction to Sociology3
Total Credits60-61

A Suggested Plan of Study

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
FYEX 1110 First-year Seminar 1
BCIS 1110 Introduction to Information Systems 3
SOWK 2110G Introduction to Human Services & Social Work 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits14
Spring
BIOL 1120G
BIOL 1120L
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
ENGL 2210G
Professional & Technical Communication
or Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
3
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 4 3
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology 1 3
 Credits13
Second Year
Fall
SPAN 1110
Spanish I 1
or German I
4
PHIL 1115G Introduction to Philosophy 3
COMM 1130G
Public Speaking
or Introduction to Communication
3
Elective Course 2 3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 3
Choose one from the following:  
Orientation in Art  
Music Appreciation: Western Music ((Recommended))  
Introduction to Theatre  
 Credits16
Spring
SPAN 1120
Spanish II
or German II
4
PSYC 2221
Applied Psychology
or Psychology of Adjustment
3
HMSV 2110 Case Management 3
Elective Course 2 4
General Education Elective Course 3 3-4
 Credits17-18
 Total Credits60-61