Social Work

Degree

Program Description: The purpose of the Social Work Program is to prepare students to obtain entry-level employment in public and private social services agencies. The social work is equipped with skills, values, and sensitivity to effectively serve human needs in a variety of community settings. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge required for job acquisition, employment retention, and career advancement. Program graduates receive a Social Work Associate of Science degree.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Locations offered:
Thomasville
Tifton
Cairo

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will develop a client case file from intake to termination.
• Students will interview clients using ethical interviewing techniques and attending behaviors.

Entrance Date: Fall Semester for Occupational Courses offered during the Day. Spring Semester for Occupational Courses offered during the Evening.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check and Drug Toxicology.

Note: Individuals who have been charged with a federal offense and/or certain types of misdemeanor offenses may be denied access to field practicum sites. Field Practicum is a program requirement; therefore, if a student is unable to meet this requirement, he or she will not complete the Social Work program.

Program Final Exit Point: Social Work, Associate of Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 67 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Curriculum Credits

1: General Core Courses

31

AREA I: Language Arts/Communications (3 hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
Area II: Social/Behaviroal Sciences (9 hours) 9
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
One History Course
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7 hours) 7
One Mathematics Course
One Natural Science Course and Lab
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts 3
And two additional courses from Area I, II, III, or IV (6 hours)(as approved by program advisor) 6

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (33 hours)

33

SOCW 2080 Social Work Field Practicum I 6
SOCW 2070 Social Policies&Programs/Aging 3
SOCW 2060 Child & Adolescent Behaviors 3
SOCW 2030 Interviewing Techniques with I 3
SOCW 2020 Human Behavior and the Social 3
SOCW 2010 Introduction/Case Management 3
SOCW 2000 Introduction to Social Work 3
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
SOCW 2090 Social Work Field Practicum Ii 6

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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