ASSOCIATE OF ARTS - CONCENTRATION
Prepare to transfer to a university to complete a degree in social work.
Program/Major Codes: AOAALA/ALA1/ALAV
Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Entry-level employment in service positions
Academic Options: Transfer to ASU's Bachelor's of Social Work program; may also transfer to other BSW programs.
Program Requirements 2018-2019
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core of support courses.* Select courses to fulfill the I, C, and G requirement. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
Recommend: ART 105, MUS 151, MUS 160 or THE 105
|Biological and Physical Science
Recommend: BIO 105IN, BIO 108IN, BIO 109IN or GLG 110IN
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|
|Transferable Elective||Choose 3 credits from: SSE 121, SSE 160, SSE 211 or SSE 242||3|
Required Support Courses
or ANT/HIS/MAS 127
|Exploring Non-Western Cultures
History and Culture of the
Mexican-American in the Southwest
or BIO 160IN
|Introductory Biology for Allied Health
Introduction to Human Anatomy and
or ECN 202
|An Economic Perspective
Macroeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2201]
or MAT 142
or MAT 151**
|Topics in College Mathematics
SUN# MAT 1142]
Topics in College Mathematics
[SUN# MAT 1142]
College Algebra [SUN# MAT 1151]
or PHI 130
|Introduction to Philosophy [SUN# PHI 1101]
Introductory Studies in Ethics and Social
Philosophy [SUN# PHI 1105]
|POS 201||American National Government And Politics
[SUN# POS 1110]
or SOC 101
|Introduction to Psychology [SUN# PSY 1101]
Introduction to Sociology [SUN# SOC 1101]
|Complete 2 courses with a "C" designation.
Recommend two from: ANT 202, ANT 206,
HIS 105, PSY/SOC 215, SOC 201 or SOC 204
*Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts - PHI 101 or 103 fulfill 3 credits of this requirement, complete a course from the Art List; Biological and Physical Sciences - BIO 156IN or BIO 160N fulfill 4 credits of this requirement; Mathematics - MAT 141, MAT 142 or MAT 151; Social and Behavioral Sciences - SSE 110 and either ECN 150 or 202; Other Requirements - POS 201 and either PSY 101 or SOC 101; Special Requirements - ANT 112 or ANT/HIS/MAS 127
** Or any MAT course numbered 151 or above.