Degree Plans - Social Work (AA)

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Social Work is a special field for those who have a desire to help others.

In our program, we’ll teach you how to become a versatile, compassionate leader. Our small class sizes and highly trained faculty will help you with in-depth and informative coursework to develop strong communication skills that will help you guide others.

Upon graduation, you will have completed the first two years of coursework for transfer to a baccalaureate social work degree program. You will also have a great foundation to gain valuable real-world experience in this profession before continuing your educational pathway

Come join us. We’ll give you the tools you’ll need to help others succeed.

Career Clusters
Human Services
Catalog Year
2018-2019
Degree Type
AA
Available Online
Yes
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology* OR 
PSYC 2301 General Psychology* 

 
SOCI 1306 Social Problems  
SOCW 2361 Introduction to Social Work  

Select two:

SOCW 2362 Social Welfare as a Social Institution  OR 
SOCI 2301 Marriage and Family OR 
SOCI 2319 Minority Studies OR 
SOCI 2340 Drug Use and Abuse OR 
PSYC 2389 Academic Cooperative 

 

Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits

In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement.

Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3

MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology

3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311
3
HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301
3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

3

SOCI 1306 Social Problems

3
Third Semester Credit Hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321
3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core

3

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SOCW 2361 Introduction to Social Work
Fourth Semester Credit Hours
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3

SOCW 2362 Social Welfare as a Social Institution

3

SOCI x3xx Sociology Elective or PSYC X3xx Psychology Elective

3

PSYC 2301 General Psychology*

3

xxxx x1xx Elective

1
Total Semester Hours 60

Δ Classes chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements. 

*From the core choices, SOCI 1301 and PSYC 2301 are required for the Social Work Degree. 

**PSYC 2389 – Academic Cooperative recommended