Social Work, AS (AS13) Degree

Program Description: A graduate of the Social Work, Associate of Science degree program will discover a rewarding career in a field where improving the quality of life is very gratifying. They will have multiple options for employment. Some may work with children, the elderly, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, schools, the physically challenged, or the mentally challenged. Graduates in the degree program will help people survive the best way they can in their environment, deal with their relationships, and solve personal and family problems. Additionally, graduates would be eligible to articulate to select 4-year state colleges without loss of credit and having met half of the total credit hours necessary for graduation with a B.S. in Social Work. An articulation agreement currently exists between Southern Regional Technical College and Albany State University.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Locations Offered:

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

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.

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Tuition: $1,500.00
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Tuition: $1,200.00
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1: General Core Courses 31
AREA I: Language Arts/Communications (3 hours) 6
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 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7 hours) 7
One Mathematics Course 3
One Natural Science Course and Lab 4
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
COLL 1500 Student Success 3
3: Occupational Courses 33
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
SOCW 2000 Introduction to Social Work 3
SOCW 2010 Introduction/Case Management 3
SOCW 2020 Human Behavior and the Social 3
SOCW 2030 Interviewing Techniques with I 3
SOCW 2060 Child & Adolescent Behaviors 3
SOCW 2070 Social Policies&Programs/Aging 3
SOCW 2080 Social Work Field Practicum I 6
SOCW 2090 Social Work Field Practicum Ii 6
Faculty & Staff
Program Chair

Social Work Assistant Faculty, School of Professional Services

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