Dec 04, 2020  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

Transfer

Pre-Social Work, AA



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The Associate of Arts degree in Pre‑Social Work program is designed to provide students with the basic competencies, knowledge, and skills needed to transfer to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program. Completion of a BSW provides the minimum credential required to pursue licensure and entry level employment. The Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) has become the standard for meaningful and gainful employment as a professional social worker.

  You are strongly encouraged to work with a counselor, academic advisor, or faculty/department coordinator
Degree & Certificate Requirements  
            Certificate Option - students may choose the Community Leadership, Certificate Pathway
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Suggested Sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):


Credit Hours Required: 62


Semester 1


Semester 2


Semester 3


Pre-Social Work - Additional Program Information


Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Arts Pre-Social Work 62 Designed to transfer to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program

 

Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Associate Dean   586.445.7354 aands.south@macomb.edu South Campus
Associate Dean   586.286.2282 aands.center@macomb.edu Center Campus

Program Description:

The Associate of Arts degree in Pre‑Social Work program is designed to provide students with the basic competencies, knowledge, and skills needed to transfer to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program. Completion of a BSW provides the minimum credential required to pursue licensure and entry level employment. The Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) has become the standard for meaningful and gainful employment as a professional social worker.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Utilize the appropriate communication skills when interacting with diverse populations.

2. Apply theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to assess individual development and behavior among micro, mezzo, and macro populations.    

3. Demonstrate ethical appropriate behavior within the social work profession.  

4. Summarize community resources that promote positive social change and individual well-being.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:


Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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