2023-2024 Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog

Social Work A.A.

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Tennessee Transfer Pathways TBR Community Colleges to Tennessee Public Universities
Community College Area of Emphasis: Social Work A.A. Degree


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills
  • Write clear, well-organized documents.
  • Communicate effectively in personal and professional situations.
  • Know how to locate, evaluate, and use information sources.
  • Understand basic math and scientific terms/concepts and procedures/processes.

General Education Requirements

Communication - 9 Credits

Humanities and/or Fine Arts - 9 Credits

(at least one course in literature)

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 Credits

History - 6 Credits

Natural Sciences - 8 Credits

  • Any approved Natural Sciences general education elective** 4 Credits
  • Any approved Natural Sciences general education elective** 4 Credits

Mathematics - 3 Credits

General Education Total - 41 Credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements

Economics - 3 Credits

Foreign Language - 6 Credits

 (One-year sequence)

Electives**** - 1 Credit

NSCC 1010 - First Year Experience 1 Credit

Area of Emphasis Total - 20 Credits

Total - 61 Credits


Additional course requirements: The Tennessee Board of Regents requires that students either demonstrate the appropriate skill levels in math, reading, and/or writing before enrolling in college-level courses or enroll in appropriate co-requisite experiences with college-level courses to develop competency in those skills while performing college-level work. ACT/SAT scores, classic ACCUPLACER test scores, next-generation ACCUPLACER test scores, or other relevant information determine whether a student needs to enroll in co-requisite courses in math, reading, and/or writing (English).


* This course is part of the general education core.


Other Notes:

**ETSU requires a BIOL sequence.      

***TSU requires ECON.  UM and UTC require ANTHRO.

****Students who intend to transfer to APSU or UTM should take BIOL 2010  as an unspecified elective.

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