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Associate in Arts Pathway to a Bachelor's in Social Work

This transfer GPS prepares students to pursue a four-year degree in Social Work at a Florida public university or Florida College System (FCS) institution. Courses listed are common prerequisites for a Social Work major at the bachelor's level and will satisfy the general education and elective credits within Eastern Florida State College's A.A. degree program. For more information on common prerequisites,  check the statewide advising manual  on the Florida Shines website.

Adjust your pace to graduation by taking more or fewer classes each term or attending year-round. This transfer GPS is a guideline and does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Requirements may vary by institution and can change each year. Students are encouraged to consult an EFSC advisor and check with the advising or admissions office at the intended transfer institution.

Possible Concentrations at the university: Non-Profit Management, Public Administration, Health Services Administration
Potential Careers: Social Worker, Case Manager, Social Service Manager, Child and Family Social Worker, Victim Advocate, or a Substance Abuse Counselor
Meta-Major: Social Behavioral Sciences and Human Services 

Foreign Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate competency in a foreign language at a level equal to two years of high school world language (sequential, in the same language) or American Sign Language coursework. This is pursuant to F.S. 1007.262.

Civic Literacy Competency: Per F.S. 1007.25 (4) - Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in the 2018-2019 school year and thereafter, each student must demonstrate competency in civic literacy. 

Important Notes:
• This pathway is for planning purposes only; it does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Following the suggested course sequence for completion will better prepare you for transfer and acceptance. Following the plan will minimize extra courses that may impact you financially.
• Courses identified by PATHWAY COURSE are recommended or a required prerequisite for admission into the bachelor’s degree.
• Some courses have prerequisites that may increase the time and credits required to complete the degree.

Download printable version of Social Work: A.A. Transfer GPS 

TERM 1

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1101 Composition 1 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
PSY 2012 General PsychologyPATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Behavioral Science 3
MAT 1033 Intermediate Algebra (if required) Elective 3
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Gen Ed/ Communication 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 2

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1102 Composition 2 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAC 1105 College Algebra (or other AA math) Gen Ed/ Math 3
POS 2041 American National Government PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Social Science 3
  Elective Elective 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 3

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
STA 2023 Statistics (or other AA math) Gen Ed/ Math 3
  Elective Elective 3
    Term Total 6


TERM 4

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
SYG 2000 SociologyPATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Social / Behavioral 3
  Humanities Gen Ed/Humanities 3
  Elective Elective 3
BSCC XXXX BiologyPATHWAY COURSE Ged Ed/ Life Science 4
    Term Total 13


TERM 5

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
  Elective Elective 3
  Physical Science Gen Ed/ Physical Science 3
  Humanities Gen Ed/ Humanities 3
ECO XXXX Economics PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 6

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
  Elective Elective 3
  Elective Elective 3
    Term Total 6
    Cumulative Total 61