Social Work Liberal Arts Emphasis
Study in Social Work will help you gain skills in critical thinking, research methods, understanding the way society works, and understanding the relationship between individuals and the societies in which we live. Social Work emphasizes the importance of social environment as it affects the quality of people’s lives. The skills you learn studying Social Work are transferable to many careers.
If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.
A Social Work degree prepares students for career opportunities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The following are some of the major career fields you can pursue related to Social Work:
- School social work
- Older adults
- Mental health
- People with disabilities
- Criminal justice/corrections
- Children, youth, and families
- Substance use, abuse, and dependence
Planning Your Class Schedule
Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.
Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.
Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.
Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
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Course Cost Calculation
Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
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