Social Work - Associate of Social Work

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
1

MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics is recommended for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1350G first.

2

See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.

3

Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, and/or certificate coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

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
1

Students can take either SPAN 1110 Spanish I and SPAN 1120 Spanish II or two semesters of another Second Language prefix (GER, FREN, etc.)

2

Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, and/or certificate coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

MATH 1220G College Algebra, CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior and SOCI 1110G Introduction to Sociology are recommended electives

3

See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.

4

MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics is recommended for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1350G first.