2021-2022 College Catalog 
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2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, AA

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Award Granted: Associate in Arts Major code: 01/116
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/63 CIP Code: 440701


The Associate in Arts degree in Social Work is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major at the four-year institution they plan to attend. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program is designed to provide students with a strong general education background as well as a concentration in Social Work. Students who receive an Associate in Arts degree in Social Work will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) requirements.✪

Suggested Sequences Per Semester

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 | Contacts: 16

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 13 | Contacts: 14

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 l Contacts: 18

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15



  • It is in the student’s best interest to review transfer guides which are available online at www.macrao.org for specific university and program requirements. Students should regularly consult with their four-year transfer university as well as their Bay College advisor prior to scheduling classes. Courses may be substituted for others in cases of transferability requirements upon approval.
  • Math courses in this program require specific placement scores or prerequisite courses. Students not meeting prerequisites for their required courses may need to take more time and more credits to fulfill degree requirements.
  • Students must choose two natural sciences from two different subject areas to meet the MTA requirement, and at least one must be a lab science course. See advisor for details.
  • Students must choose courses in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Humanities from two different subject areas to meet MTA.
  • Students may also consider taking SWRK-272 in order to pursue an internship with a local agency.

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