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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work (SWRC) - BSW Major (Rochester)


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120 S.H. (no minor required)

2.5 GPA required.

C grade or better required in major courses.

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

First two years: Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts at RCTC (The award of the AA degree waives WSU General Education Goal requirements except for the Physical Development & Wellness and Intensive requirements .)

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

RCTC Requirements (60 S.H.)


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 a minimum of 2 S.H. from 3 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.

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.

RCTC Electives (14 S.H.)


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

WSU Requirements (60 S.H.)


Legend


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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