2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges
Program: Social Work
Degree Plan: Social Work Associate-Generalist AAS
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.SOC.WORK.GENERAL
The Social Work Associate Program is designed to prepare individuals interested in working with people to obtain entry-level employment in public and private social service agencies. The social service worker is equipped with skills, knowledge, values, and sensitivity to effectively serve human needs in a variety of community settings. Students have the options to select courses that will prepare them to work in general social services or specialized social services for chemical abuse or the aging.
|Introduction to Social Work
|Introduction to Speech Communication
|Introduction to Computing
|Designated Social Work Elective
|Counseling Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions
|Human Behavior and the Social Environment
|Practicum (or Field Experience) - Social Work
|Introduction to Sociology
|Beginning Spanish Conversation I OR
|Minimum Hours Required
+Social Work Designated Elective - must be selected from the following:
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.