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Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwaySocial, Behavioral, Education
AdvisorBob Saunders
Division Chair

Senior Administrative AssistantJody Walton
210 Social Sciences Building
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Social Work Option, AA

Communications Area
Mathematics Area
Natural Sciences Area
Social Sciences Area
Additional Common Prerequisites
Total Degree Hours60

FSU requires all Social Work students to have a minimum grade of “B” in SYG2000, PSY2012, POS2041, BSC1005, and ECO2013/2023 for entry into the Social Work program. FSU also requires a computer literacy course for entry into the program, as CGS1570.

Recommended elective:

CLP2140, Foundation of Abnormal Psychology, 3 crs.
SOW2020, Introduction to Social Work, 3 crs.
SYG2430, Marriage and Family Living, 3 crs.

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.
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