Social Work

Prerequisites for specific courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.

WHAT FOLLOWS IS A SAMPLE CURRICULUM FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS pursuing either an Associate in Arts Degree or Associate in Science Degree (guide sheets in Counseling Center). Program requirements vary from university to university. Consult a Counselor to choose your courses.

First YearCredits
BIO 1001 General Biology I
or BIO 1003 Principles of Biology
ENG 1001 English Composition I3  
SOC 1000 Introduction To Sociology3  
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech3  
Fine Arts Group II3  
ENG 1002 English Composition II  3
MTH 1008 General Elementary Statistics  3
PSY 1000 General Psychology  3
SWK 1000 Introduction To Social Work  3
Humanities Group I  3
Year Total: 16 15
Second YearCredits
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II or III3  
Physical Science3  
Social Science3  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement3  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement3  
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, III, or IV  3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  4
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  3
Elective Course  1
Year Total: 15 14
Total Credit Hours:  60


  • Minimum 60 Semester Hours with 2.0 GPA
  • Gen Ed Requirements for AA or AS degree
  • "C" or better in ENG 1001, ENG 1002, and SPH 1001
  • Non-western requirement (2 courses)
  • Application for Graduation


ART 1000, 1002, BIO 1007, CRJ 1030 (Spring only)
HPE 1003, HSR 1000, PSI 1000
PSY 2000, 2005, 2006, SOC 2001

For Science Gen Ed requirements 1 course must be completed in Life Science and 1 course in Physical Science.

There may be additional requirements for transfer admission not included in the sample curriculum above. Consult with a Counselor to develop your individual plan of study.