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Social Work - BSW Major (Rochester)


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120 S.H. Total

Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) & Winona State University (WSU)

First two years: Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts at RCTC

Second two years: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Degree at WSU

I. General Education Requirements (44 S.H.)


Courses must be selected from those approved to satisfy the competencies of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MNTC) Goals 1-10. Consult the RCTC catalog listings to determine the specific courses that apply to the areas below. Some courses may be used to meet a goal in 1-6 and one goal in 7-10. All ten goal areas must be met.

Goal 1: Written and Oral Communication (11 S.H.)


  • ENGL 1117 Reading & Writing Critically I (4 S.H.) †
  • ENGL 1118 Reading & Writing Critically II (4 S.H.) †
  • SPCH 1114 Fundamentals of Speech (3 S.H.)

Goal 2: Critical Thinking – Met by any course in MNTC Goals 1-10


Goal 3: Natural Science (7 S.H.)


  • BIOL 1110 Human Biology (4 S.H.)

A second course with lab from the following areas:

  • chemistry (3 S.H.)
  • earth science (3 S.H.)
  • physics (3 S.H.)

Goal 4: Mathematics (4 S.H.)


  • MATH 2208 Fundamentals of Statistics (4 S.H.)

Goal 5: History and Social Sciences (13 S.H.)


  • PSYC 2618 General Psychology (4 S.H.)
  • PSYC 2626 Developmental Psychology (3 S.H.)
  • SOC 1614 Introduction to Sociology (3 S.H.)

A minimum of 3 S.H. from one of the following disciplines:

  • anthropology
  • economics
  • geography†
  • history†
  • political science

Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 S.H.)


Choose from the following disciplines with a minimum of two credits from three different areas:

  • art
  • English literature
  • foreign culture
  • humanities†
  • mass communication
  • music
  • philosophy†
  • speech/theater

Note:


Select a Goal 7, 8, 9, 10 course if these areas have not been met by the courses used to meet Goals 1, 3, 4, 5, or 6.

† Honors equivalent available.

II. Health and Human Performance (2 S.H.)


Any combination of health and/or physical education activity courses 1100-1199.

One credit may be from varsity athletics.

III. Electives (14 S.H.)


Note:


Concurrent enrollment at WSU in spring term of the final year at RCTC.

Total RCTC S.H. – 60


Note:


The award of the AA degree waives WSU University Studies requirements except for the Flag requirements .

Major Requirements at WSU


Total WSU S.H. – 60


† Note:


Forty-nine S.H. of SOCW are required for this degree. However, of the 49 semester hours, students may take six S.H. (SOCW 340  and SOCW 350 ) within their AA degree at RCTC.

Total S.H. Required for a Bachelor of Social Work Degree: 120 S.H.


Note:


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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