Sep 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

Social Work, AA (with Transfer Articulation Agreement)


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CIP 24.0101
Donna Fitzsimmons, Department Chair

Career Opportunities

The Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Social Work prepares students to transfer as a junior to a four-year institution in order to earn a bachelor’s degree in social work. Social workers are professionals who are specially trained to work with people to provide a variety of services to individuals, families, groups or even communities. Social workers are employed in many different settings including schools, corrections, victims programs, child welfare, nursing homes, foster care agencies, domestic violence shelters and homeless programs.

Program Description

This program introduces students to the field of social work and includes general education requirements as well as specific courses in the area of social work. The courses included in this program are part of an articulation agreement with Colorado State University-Pueblo. Upon transfer to CSU-Pueblo, students who have earned the AA degree with an emphasis in social work will be ready to apply for admission to the social work program.

Program Requirements

Students interested in the field of social work should be aware that social workers must adhere to a strict code of ethics and values that are meant to protect the dignity and worth of clients and the profession. Social work students should be prepared to challenge their own attitudes, values and beliefs in order to be successful in the field.

Total Credits: 60


* Refer to CCCS Guaranteed Transfer (GT) - Pathways Courses  for a full list of all GT Pathways Courses

General Education Requirements (38 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Natural and Physical Sciences (8 Credits)


Arts and Humanities (9 Credits)


  • Credit(s): 3
  • Select two additional GT Pathways courses from either Arts and Expression, Literature and Humanities, Ways of Thinking or Foreign Languages (GT-AH1, AH2, AH3, or AH4) *

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