Nov 12, 2019  
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work 1500, A.S.

A Two-Year Transfer Program Leading to the A.S. Degree

This curriculum is the first two years of a four-year program and is designed to give students a basic general education background and an introduction to the field of social work. Social workers may be employed in the areas of family services, child welfare, schools, medicine and psychiatry, or probation and parole. This program is especially designed to transfer to baccalaureate institutions in the state of Indiana. Baccalaureate institutions that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education have strict admission standards. Students should become familiar with the criteria at the specific school to which they wish to transfer.

General Education Requirements

See General Education  in this catalog for a complete description of the general education and assessment requirements.

Basic Skills Core (9)


The Reading and Writing Intensive requirements may be met by SOCL 251 .

The Speaking Intensive requirement may be met by SOCL 240 .

The Mathematics Intensive requirement may be met by a subsequent mathematics course or by passing a mathematics assessment examination.

A grade of C or better is required in all Basic Skills courses.


The Computer Skills requirement is met by Computers Across the Curriculum.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

(This sequence assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Total Hours: 66


1 Preferred electives: PSYC 249 - Abnormal Psychology  for students going to IUPUI or ISU; PSYC 201 - Developmental Psychology  for students going to USI; other students may choose either PSYC 201  or PSYC 249  or one of the following: SOCL 253 - Introduction to Social Psychology , SOCL 260 - Sociological Aspects of Death , or SOCL 261 - Sociology of Relationships and Families .