Social Work Pathway

The Associate of Arts/Science

Contact Information
Nell W. Senter, Ph.D.
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50266
nsenter@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

The social work program is designed for students who wish to enter the field of social work, which typically requires a bachelor's degree. The courses in social work offered by JSCC prepare a student for a four-year degree program in social work and provide a foundation for eventually working in the fields of school, family, medical, or clinical social work.

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required)
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)
ART 2000 Art History Survey I
ART 2020 Art History Survey II
ART 1035 Intro to Art
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2110 Early American Literature
ENGL 2120 Modern American Literature
ENGL 2210 Early British Literature
ENGL 2220 Modern British Literature
ENGL 2310 Early World Literature
ENGL 2320 Modern World Literature
HUM 1010 Early Humanities
HUM 1020 Modern Humanities
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
PSYC 1030 General Psychology
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology

Choose TWO History Courses
HIST 2310 Early World History
HIST 2320 Modern World History
HIST 2010 Early United States History
HIST 2020 Modern United States History

Natural Science Requirement
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II

Mathematics Requirement
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics

Area of Emphasis Requirements for A.A.
SWRK 2010 Introduction to Social Work
SWRK elective or SOCI 1020 Social Problems
One (1) of the following ECON courses
ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics
POLS 1030 American Government
SPAN 1010 and 1020 Spanish I and II or
FREN 1010 and 1020 French I and II
One (1) hour of general elective

Area of Emphasis Requirements for A.S.
SWRK 2010 Introduction to Social Work
SWRK elective or SOCI 1020 Social Problems
One (1) of the following ECON courses
ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics
POLS 1030 American Government
Seven (7) hours of general electives

The Associate of Arts/Science: Social Work requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.