Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Social Work Transfer, AA

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Additional information available on the Social Work Department website.

Recommended basic skills standards are

  • College Readiness in English
  • College Readiness for Quantitative Literacy 

This program provides the first two years for transfer students who wish to pursue a career in social work or the human services field. Because of different requirements at four-year institutions, it is important that students work with advisors. Students planning to transfer are advised to consult with an advisor.

NOTE: To be employed in the social work field it is expected that you will be able to pass background checks. This will include fingerprinting for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and a Central Registry Inquiry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Social Work Transfer degree program, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate and discuss matters of inequality impacting various demographic groups based on gender, power, culture, religion, and sexuality
  • Distinguish the various social service agencies available in the community and contrast how each unique service can meet the needs of unique individuals and their circumstances
  • Construct a warranted conclusion by recognizing assumptions, interpreting data, evaluating evidence, and examining implications
  • Assess issues affecting their communities from a variety of perspectives

Full list of requirements can be found at


Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

Suggested Course


Three (3) credit hours

Required Course

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Nine (9) credit hours


Three (3) credit hours


Natural and Physical Sciences

Eight (8) credit hours

  including at least one (1) lab course (SC1, SC2).

Required Courses


Three-four (3-4) credit hours selected from the


Suggested Course

Total Credit Hours: 60

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