Sep 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Social Work Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.A.


The Social Work emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the field of social work. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPA-USW

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Area of Emphasis Requirements:


Additional Degree Requirement:


Total: 62 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the general education history requirement.

***Students should confer with their advisor or a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended Humanities/Fine Arts courses. Students who intend to transfer to the University of Memphis should take a literature sequence to fulfill this requirement. Tennessee State University also recommends a literature sequence.

****TSU requires ECON. The University of Memphis and UT Chattanooga require ANTHRO.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree at universities include demonstrated competency in foreign language at the intermediate level. Community college students are encouraged to attain intermediate-level competency in foreign language before transferring.

Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.