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A.S. Pathway to Bachelor's of Social Work at FSU

This transfer GPS prepares students who complete the Associate in Science degree in Social and Human Services at EFSC to transfer to a four-year degree in Social Work at Florida State University.  Completion of these courses and requirements as per the articulation agreement prepares the student to enter the applicant pool for Fall admission into FSU's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program and compete on the same level as all other applicants.

Adjust your pace to graduation by taking more or fewer classes each term or attending year-round. This transfer GPS guarantees admission into Florida State University’s College of Social work only. It does not guarantee admission to other Florida public colleges or universities. 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.

Major at Florida State University: Social Work
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 EFSC AS to FSU BSW: Transfer GPS

TERM 1

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1101 Composition 1 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAC 1105 College Algebra PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Math 3
PSY 2012 Psychology PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Behavioral 3
HUS 1001 Introduction to Human Services Major Course 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 2

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology PATHWAY COURSE Technical Elective 3
HUM 1020 Intro to the Humanities
(or other Humanities course)
Gen Ed/ Humanities 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Economics 2 PATHWAY COURSE Technical Elective 3
HUS 1302 Basic Counseling Skills Major Course 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 3

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
POS 2041 American National Government PATHWAY COURSE Technical Elective 3
HUS 1320 Intro to Crisis Intervention Major Course 3
    Term Total 6


TERM 4

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Gen Ed/ Communication 3
HUS 2415 Case Management in Human Services Major Course 3
HUS 2200 Introduction to Group Dynamics Major Course 3
HUS 1801 Human Services Practicum 1 Major Course 3
    Term Total 12


TERM 5

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
BSCC 1010 General Biology PATHWAY COURSE Technical Elective 4
HUS 2500 Ethics in Human Services Major Course 3
HUS 2318 or 
GEY 2621
Option Specialization – choose one:
Domestic Abuse and Family Violence
or Psychology of Aging
Major Course 3
HUS 2445 or
HUS 2531
Option Specialization – choose one:
Practices for Working with Dysfunctional Family Systems
or Issues of Aging and Family Dynamics
Major Course 3
    Term Total 13


TERM 6

Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
HUS 2502 or
HUS 2535
Option Specialization – choose one: Issues and Ethics in Domestic Abuse and Family Violence or Elder Abuse and Aging Major Course 3
HUS 2821 Human Services Practicum 2 Major Course 3
    Term Total 6
    Cumulative Total 61