Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Social Work - Associate of Arts (Major Code - SCW)

The Social Work Associate of Arts degree prepares students for transfer to a university program in social work or human services. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences*

BIO 156, BIO 160,
or BIO 181 ( BIO 1181)

4

Laboratory sciences*

 

4

Arts

 

3

Humanities

PHI 111 ( PHI 1101)
or PHI 130 ( PHI 1105)

3

Introduction to Sociology

SOC 101 ( SOC 1101)

3

Social and behavioral sciences

SOC 160 ( SOC 2215)
or AJS 101 ( AJS 1101)

3

General education electives**

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT***

8-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

15-16 CREDITS

Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECN 201 ( ECN 2201)

3

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 101 ( PSY 1101)

3

Developmental Psychology

PSY 240

3

Introduction to Social Welfare

SOC 207

3

SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Business Statistics

BUS 219 ( BUS 2201)

OR

Introduction to Psychological Research, Measurements and Statistics

PSY 250

OR

Experimental Psychology

PSY 290

3-4

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)****

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64-65 CREDITS

*Laboratory sciences must include BIO 160 or BIO 201 ( BIO 2201).

**General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

***University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

****Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.