Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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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: UTPS-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:

Total: 60 Semester Hours

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

**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. TSU also recommends a literature sequence.

***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.

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

*****Students should consult the catalog of their transfer institution for guidance in selecting elective hours; however, students planning to transfer to UT Martin, the University of Memphis, or Union University should take SWRK 2020 - Culture and Diversity (3 credit hours).

******General electives must be selected from courses which are part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Consult the Course Descriptions section in this catalog. Courses which are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** should not be taken as general electives.

*******Students who intend to transfer to APSU or UT Martin should take BIOL 2010 - Anatomy and Physiology I as an unspecified elective.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. 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.

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