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 111GRhetoric and Composition4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Oral Communication
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (Major Requirement) 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Introduction to Psychology (Major Requirement)3
Introduction to Social Welfare (Major Requirement)3
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Area V: Humanities
PHIL 101GThe Art of Wondering (Recommended)3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one from the following:3
Orientation in Art (Recommended)3
An Introduction to Music (Recommended)3
The World of Theatre (Recommended)3
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
Second Language (8 credits)
SPAN 111Elementary Spanish I4
SPAN 112Elementary Spanish II4
Or two semesters of a second language
Major Requirements (19 credits)
C S 110Computer Literacy3
PSY 266Applied Psychology3
or PSY 290 Psychology of Adjustment
S WK 253Case Management3
COLL 101College/Life Success1
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 310
College Algebra (Recommended)3
Human Growth and Behavior (Recommended)3
Introductory Sociology (Recommended)3
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
COLL 101 College/Life Success 1
C S 110 Computer Literacy 3
S WK 221G Introduction to Social Welfare 3
Area V: Humanities Course 3
The Art of Wondering (Recommended)  
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition (Area I: Communications) 4
 Credits14
Spring
BIOL 101G
101GL
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
PSY 201G Introduction to Psychology 1 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts Course 3
The following are recommended options to choose from (only one course is needed):  
Orientation in Art  
An Introduction to Music  
The World of Theatre  
COMM 253G
Public Speaking (Area I: Communications)
or Principles of Human Communication
3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
PSY 266
Applied Psychology
or Psychology of Adjustment
3
SPAN 111
Elementary Spanish I 1
or Elementary German I
4
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 4
 Credits17
Spring
S WK 253 Case Management 3
General Education Elective Course 3 3-4
STAT 251G Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 4 3
SPAN 112
Elementary Spanish II
or Elementary German II
4
 Credits13-14
 Total Credits60-61