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2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog

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Social Work, Transfer Major AA



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The Social Work Transfer Major is an Associate of Arts Degree designed for students transferring to Iowa Regent Universities to study a variety of undergraduate majors; requirements may vary at other institutions. Students should become familiar with the specific course requirements of the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer. Students wanting to pursue this transfer major will have the opportunity to learn the necessary content and skills for upper-level classes at the transfer institution and to be successful in their desired field after graduation. 

Possible undergraduate majors and Bachelor's degree options:

  • Child and Family Services
  • Counseling
  • Human Services
  • Social Work

Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester

Minimum Required Credits: 60

Campus: Fort Dodge, Storm Lake, and Webster City

Department: Social Sciences

Articulation Agreements: University of Northern Iowa, The University of Iowa, and St. Ambrose University

CIP#: 44.07010200

Approved: 05/18/2020

Program Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the influences that interdependent systems and the societal culture have on human potential and behavior. This understanding will be applied throughout the student's ongoing critical thinking process. 
  2. Students will demonstrate verbal and written skills and competencies, which will effectively facilitate quality communication, their relationships with others, their coursework and their practice.  
  3. Students will develop a knowledge base of best practices in the Human Service field. They will apply this knowledge through ethical, evidence-base practice and responsible daily living. 

I. Communications/English/Speech


9 Hours Required

IV. Humanities


9 hours required

one course from at least two of the following four areas:

V. Distributed Requirements


5 additional hours required from categories I-IV

VIII. Electives


16 hours required, choose any course numbered 100 or above.

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


AA Program Notes:


  • Developmental courses numbered less than 100 DO NOT apply toward any certificate, diploma, or degree. Click here for the full Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart  .   
  • Some courses may only be offered fall or spring semesters.
  • Some courses may have pre-requisites, which could impact sequence.
  • To graduate in four semesters, students must take an average of 15 transferable credits per semester.
  • Some courses may be available online or at other Iowa Central campuses.
  • Although an articulation agreement has been made with the institution(s) listed, students may transfer to another institution. Students must communicate with their Iowa Central advisor and their transfer institution when determining transferability. 
  • Major and/or degree options may vary based on desired transfer institution.

Non-Discrimination Policy


It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental, or marital status.

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Stacy Ihrig, Executive Director of Human Resources, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501, Telephone: (515)-574-1138, Email:  concerns@iowacentral.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (313) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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