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.

NOTE: Colorado State University–Pueblo has specific program requirements for transfer; consult your program advisor for specifics.

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.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

 

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

(3)

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

3

Art and Humanities / Social and Behavioral Sciences

Eighteen (18) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Two guaranteed transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4)

Two guaranteed transfer Social & Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, or SS3)

One guaranteed transfer course from History (HI1)

One additional course from Arts & Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, HI1, SS1, SS2, or SS3)

Suggested Courses

GT-SS3

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Seven (7) credit hours. Two (2) guaranteed transfer courses including at least one (1) lab course (SC1, SC2*). Additional credit hours over seven (7) will be applied to the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

BIO 105

Science of Biology: SC1

4

Electives

Twenty-three (23) credit hours selected from the AA approved course list.

Suggested Courses

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

Total Credit Hours

60

SWK courses must be taken for the Colorado State University - Pueblo Social Work Program and count toward electives. SWK courses require paperwork from your advisor to be used in an AA degree. SWK courses transfer to Colorado State University–Pueblo Social Work Program.

In addition to the SWK courses, you must select one to three (1-3) credits from the AA Approved Course electives. Full list of electives.