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Social Work Transfer - Wright State University

Social Work Transfer - Wright State University

This program is available at the Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

The Social Work Transfer program provides curricular options to prepare a student to transfer into the Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work at Wright State University. It serves as a semester-by-semester guideline for transfer. It is not designed to prepare students with the skills needed to obtain employment in the field of social work upon completion of this associate degree. Students who wish to obtain employment in the social work field upon completion of an associate degree should follow the Social Services Technology Associate of Applied Science degree that is offered at Clark State.

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Embedded Certificates

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless students contact Records and Registration and indicate they do not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.

Outcomes and Curriculum

  • Demonstrate familiarity with social welfare policies and processes.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of social work profession and practice.
  • Display an appreciation and respect of diversity.
Course Title Credits
BIO 1410 Fundamentals of Biology 4
ENG 1111 English I 3
FYE 1101 College Success 1
HST 1110 Western Civilization to 1600 (GA) 3
PSY 1111 Introduction to Psychology (GA) 3
SWK 1100 Introduction to Social Work 3
BIO 1420 Global Biology * (GA) 4
ENG 1112 English II 3
MTH -- Elective** 3
SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology (GA) 3
COM 1110 Interpersonal Communication I (GA) 3
SPN 1111 Beginning Spanish, Course I 3
SWK 2231 Introduction to Social Welfare *** 3.2
SWK 2260 Multicultural Competence in a Diverse World 3
ECO 1100 General Economics 3
ENG 2300 Great Books: World Literature (GA) 3
HST 1120 Western Civilization Since 1600 (GA) 3
PHL 2000 Critical Thinking 3
PLS 1100 Introduction to American Politics 3
SPN 1112 Beginning Spanish, Course II (GA) 3
  Total credit hours 60.2
* Any Ohio Transfer 36 (TR36) approved laboratory science course may be substituted for BIO 1420.

** Any Ohio Transfer 36 (TR36) approved mathematics course may be taken.

***SWK 2230 and SWK 2271 can be substituted for SWK 2231.

In recognition of the growing importance of global awareness, the College also requires that students receving the Associate of Arts degree take at least four courses with significant international content. Courses in the curriculum plan that meet this requirement are identified with the "GA" designation behind the course name.

The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Some individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisors for help in planning their schedules.

Academic Preparation

Students entering this program should have taken the college preparatory courses offered by their high schools. Students who did not take this track may require college preparatory classes or additional coursework at Clark State.

Academic Requirements

Foreign language courses are not required for a Clark State AA degree. Foreign language courses are required for BA in social work from WSU. Students may take SPN 1111, 1112, and 2111 at Clark State toward this requirement. SPN 1111 and SPN 1112 are included in the curriculum plan. Foreign language proficiency may replace the foreign language courses; the student who has taken foreign language courses in high school should consult with advisors at Wright State University regarding this requirement.

Transfer Information

Admission to Wright State’s Social Work program is competitive. Admission requirements include a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher, a grade of C or higher in ENG 1111 and 1112, and completion of the official application to the Social Work program. Students should apply to WSU’s Social Work program by 4 p.m. February 1, to be considered for admission. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. The Wright State University Social Work application is available on their Department of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts in Social Work web site.

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