*Beginning Fall 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students at Harold Washington College. Please refer to the program at Kennedy-King College.
The Associate in Applied Science degree in Social Work includes the study of the generalist approach to working with the individual, family, group, and community. The degree can lead to employment as an aide to a social worker in government, community, or private social service agencies.
|General Education Coursework 1|
|Additional General Education Courses 2||12|
|Required Program Core|
|CHLD DV 101||Human Growth & Development I||4|
|CHLD DV 102||Human Growth & Development II||3|
|CHLD DV 107||Health Safety And Nutrition||3|
|MENHLTH 223||Intro To Addictions Studies||3|
|SOC SER 101||Introduction To Social Work||3|
|SOC SER 109||Report Writing for Social Service Aides||3|
|SOC SER 201||Principles of Social Work Practice||3|
|SOC SER 212||Intro To Group Process||3|
|SOC SER 215||Social Prob & Soc Action I||3|
|SOC SER 228||Methodology For Social Work||3|
|or SOC SER 248||Principles Of Youth & Group Work|
|Required Work-Based Learning Courses|
|SOC SER 229||Social Service Practicum||6|
|Select 14 credit hours 3||14|
At least one course must meet the Human Diversity (HD) requirement
Select an additional 12 hours of general education courses from Communications, Fine Arts & Humanities, Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, or Physical & Life Sciences.
Students are urged to take elective courses in Psychology, Sociology, Child Development, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, and Addiction Studies to become familiar with various approaches to individual, group, or societal problems. In addition, CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Applications and ENGLISH 102 Composition, are strongly recommended. Meet with a College Advisor for course selection.