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Pre-Social Work Transfer Pathway - A.S.

60 Credits
AS 3520/AS 2520
Degree Description

The 60-credit Associate of Science in Pre-Social Work degree is a pathway for students who intend to complete a 4-year social work degree and will be accepted at any Minnesota State University that offers a bachelor's degree in social work.  The university guarantees that a student transfers into a designated bachelor's program with a junior standing and may complete the bachelor's degree with an additional 60 credits.


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)



Please choose the following courses:
HSER1000 Introduction to Counseling (3 Credits)
HSER1010 Disability and Person Centered Planning (4 Credits)
HSER1020 Behavioral Interventions (3 Credits)
HSER1030 Poverty (3 Credits)
HSER2000 Field Experience (4 Credits)
SOWK100 Introduction to Social Work (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (10 Courses)



Please choose the following courses:
BIOL162 Human Biology (4 Credits)
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)
ETHN101 American Racial Minorities (3 Credits)
GEOG101 Introduction to Physical Geography (3 Credits)
Or
GEOG104 Introduction to Weather and Climate (3 Credits)
MATH154 Elementary Statistics (4 Credits)
POL 110 American Government (3 Credits)
PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology (4 Credits)
PSYC110 Lifespan Psychology (3 Credits)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits)

Additional Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)



Please choose 6 credits from MnTC Goal Area 6.
ART 100 Art Appreciation (3 Credits)
ART 150 Drawing I (3 Credits)
ART 155 Visual Narrative (3 Credits)
ART 165 Public Art (3 Credits)
ART 170 Digital Video Production (3 Credits)
ART 180 Digital Photography 2 (3 Credits)
ART 201 Art History I (3 Credits)
ART 202 Art History II (3 Credits)
ART 240 Digital Photography 2 (3 Credits)
ART 250 Drawing II (3 Credits)
ART 270 Digital Video Production 2 (3 Credits)
ART 110 Art Structure (3 Credits)
ENGL110 Introduction to Literature (4 Credits)
ENGL111 Introduction to Film (4 Credits)
ENGL120 Human Diversity in Literature and Film (4 Credits)
ENGL130 World Literature and Film (4 Credits)
ENGL140 British Literature (4 Credits)
ENGL150 Introduction to Poetry (4 Credits)
ENGL160 Introduction to Short Story (4 Credits)
ENGL205 Special Topics in Literature & Film: (4 Credits)
ENGL206 Children's Literature (4 Credits)
ENGL208 African American Literature (4 Credits)
ART 115 Three Dimensional Design (3 Credits)
ENGL210 Introduction to Creative Writing (4 Credits)
ENGL220 Creative Writing: Fiction (4 Credits)
ENGL230 Creative Writing: Screen Writing (4 Credits)
HUM 111 Introduction to Film (4 Credits)
HUM 121 Introduction to the Humanities (4 Credits)
HUM 122 Introduction to Humanities II (4 Credits)
HUM 150 Global Connections Travel Seminar (1 Credit)
HUM 205 Special Topics in the Humanities: (1 - 4 Credits)
HUM 250 Global Connections Travel Seminar II (1 - 3 Credits)
MUSC100 Music in the Global Culture (3 Credits)
ART 120 Metal Art (3 Credits)
MUSC121 Class Guitar (2 Credits)
MUSC131 Music Theory 1 (2 Credits)
MUSC141 Vocal Ensemble - Concert Choir (1 Credit)
PHIL105 World Religions (4 Credits)
PHIL110 Philosophy and Popular Culture (3 Credits)
PHIL115 Global Philosophies (3 Credits)
PHIL150 Medical Ethics (3 Credits)
PHIL205 Special Topics in Philosophy: (1 - 3 Credits)
THTR100 Introduction to Theater (3 Credits)
THTR110 Introduction to Acting I (3 Credits)
ART 125 Sculpture (3 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.