Social Work Transfer

Associate of Arts Course of Study

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This program provides the first two years for transfer students who wish to pursue a career in social work or the human services field. Because of different requirements at four-year institutions, it is important that students work with advisors. . Students planning to transfer to CSU-Pueblo should directly follow the plan below. Students transferring to Metro State University must consult with their program advisor, as Metro State has a slightly different articulation agreement.

NOTE: To be employed in the social work field it is expected that you will be able to pass background checks. This will include fingerprinting for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and a Central Registry Inquiry.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

OR

 

 

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

or

 

 

HIS 265

Writing About History: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

Suggested Course

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

Mathematics

Four (4) credit hours minimum (credit hours over four [4] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Required Courses

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

3

MAT 179

Computer Applications for Statistical Procedures

1

Arts and Humanities / Social and Behavioral Sciences

Fifteen (15) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Two GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)

Two GT Pathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3)

One additional GT Pathways course from Arts and Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, SS1, SS2, SS3)

Required Courses

GT-SS1

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

GT-SS3

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

3

History

One GT Pathways course from History (HI1)

Natural and Physical Sciences

Eight (8) credit hours GT Pathways Natural and Physical Sciences courses (SC1, SC2), including at least one (1) lab course (SC1, SC2). Additional credit hours over eight (8) will be applied to the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Required Courses

BIO 105

Science of Biology w/Lab: SC1

4

 

Four (4) credit hours from SC1 or SC2

4

Additional Required Courses

Twenty-one (21) credit hours

ETH 224

Introduction to Chicano Studies

3

SWK 100

Introduction to Social Work

3

SWK 201

Human Behavior in the Social Environment I

3

SWK 202

Human Behavior in the Social Environment II

3

SWK 205

Social Welfare in the U.S.

3

SWK 222

Introduction to Social Work Practice

3

WST 200

Introduction to Women's Studies: SS3

3

Electives

One to three (1-3) credit hours from the AA approved course list.

Total Credit Hours

60

Additional information available on the Social Work Department website at www.ppcc.edu/swk.