Social Work and Human Services
Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: B1890)
Prepares student for transfer and for entry-level positions in the field of social work. Social work is an applied behavioral science that emphasizes the application of behavioral science principles in a variety of cultural contexts. Social work students are expected to think critically and scientifically about behavior, to apply the principles of the behavioral sciences, and to understand the role of values in diverse cultural settings. As a profession, social work focuses on methods for helping people from many different social groups to improve the quality of their lives.
Program Student Learning Outcome
- Analyze, formulate, and influence social policies within the fields of social work and human services.
- Employ ethical principles of the field of social work and human services to guide fieldwork experience and future professional practice.
|SWHS 110||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES||3|
|SWHS 120||SOCIAL WORK FIELDS OF SERVICE SERVICES||3|
& BIOL 101
|PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY|
and PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY
|ECON 101||PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I||3|
|or ECON 102||PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II|
|PSYC 101||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|SOC 101||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||3|
|PSYC/SOC 270||STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES||3-4|
|or MATH 119||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS|
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.