ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
Learn core principles and skills in social work, community services and casework management.
Program/Major Codes: AASSOCIALSRV/SSE1
Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Entry-level employment in social service positions.
Academic Options: Students intending to transfer to a four-year university should pursue the Social Services concentration in the Liberal Arts AA degree.
Program Requirements 2019-2020
General Education Requirements
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select courses to fulfill C or G requirements** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|CTE Arts and Humanities Requirement
Recommend: PHI 101 or 130
|CTE Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
Recommend: ECN 150, PSY 101 or SOC 101
|CTE Mathematics and Science Requirement
Recommend: BUS 151, BIO 156IN or 160IN
NOTE: The Math Competency must be met
|CTE Other Requirement
Recommend: ANT 112 or ANT/HIS/MAS 127
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|SSE 110||Introduction to Social Welfare||3|
|SSE 111||Group Work||3|
|SSE 205||Case Report Writing and Documentation||3|
|SSE 210^||Community Organization and Development||3|
|SSE 281||Social Service Delivery Systems||3|
|SSE 285||Foundations of Social Work Practice||3|
|SSE 292||Social Services Field Experience||4|
Required Support Courses
|Required Support Courses|
|WRT 101||English Composition I||3|
|WRT 102||English Composition II||3|
*Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core course: Communication Requirement - WRT 101.
** In the general education categories, select at least one course marked "C" (cultural diversity) or "G" (global awareness).
*** Complete 9 credit hours from the following: SSE 121, 160, 211 or 242
**** Complete 11-13 elective credits so the total credits for the degree are 60-62. Please see an advisor to select appropriate coursework.
^ SSE 242 can be substituted for SSE 210.