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  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Social Work, AA


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Program Description:

The Social Work Associate of Arts major prepares students for articulation or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. The student who earns this degree may find employment as a social work assistant. This occupation involves dealing with people often working for family services, children’s services, public schools, hospitals, mental health centers, and probation and parole boards.

Social Work Assistants work in a wide range of employment settings. This degree is a good foundation for pursuing the four-year baccalaureate degree which expands career opportunities. Wright State (Dayton campus) offers a number of related  baccalaureate degrees such as social work, psychology, business, sociology, or rehabilitation. A Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership is offered at the Lake Campus.

Program Requirements:


I. Wright State Core: 39 Hours


Element 1: Communication: 6 Hours


Element 2: Mathematics 3 Hours


Element 3: Global Traditions: 6 Hours


Element 4: Arts/Humanities: 3 Hours


Element 5: Social Sciences: 7 Hours


Required

Element 6: Natural Sciences: 8 Hours


Required

Additional Core Courses: 6


Required courses

Multicultural Competence (MC)


Two Multicultural Competence (MC) Core courses are required

Writing Across the Curriculum (IW)


Two Integrated Writing (IW) Core courses are required

II. Departmental Core Requirements: 6 Hours


III. Related Requirements: 12 Hours


IV. Electives: 3 Hours


Total: 60 Hours


Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work should take PHL 3000 prior to matriculation.

Graduation Planning Strategy


The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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