Focus Area: Social Work
This focus area is intended for students who plan to major in Social Work at a 4 year college or university, after completion of their associate's degree at St. Louis Community College. Your official degree that you will be pursuing at St. Louis Community College within this focus area is the Associate in Arts - General Transfer Studies.
Focus Area: Social Work Full-Time Academic Plan
This academic plan is a recommended sequence for this pathway. It serves as a general guideline to help you build a course schedule each term that supports your timely completion. The College has made every effort to ensure its accuracy. However, the map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about your degree requirements.
Missouri Civics Examination. Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.
PLEASE NOTE: If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements. Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.
|ENG 101||College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)||3||Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
|COM 101|| Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)|
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
or Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
or Small Group Communication (MOTR COMM 125)
|3||Concurrent enrollment in ENG 070 or Reading Proficiency|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology (MOTR SOCI 101)||3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
| Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)|
or Quantitative Reasoning (MOTR MATH 120)
|3||MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading Proficiency|
or other MOTR Humanities and Fine Arts course
| Ethics (MOTR PHIL 102)|
|3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079||Foreign Language is recommended.|
|ENG 102||College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)||3||ENG 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency|
|PSY 200||General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)||3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
|BIO 111||Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)||4||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
|HMS 100||Introduction to Human Services 1||3||Reading Proficiency||See footnote below.|
|MOTR Humanities and Fine Arts||3||Foreign Language is recommended.|
|BIO 109||Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)||3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
|HMS 101||Human Services: Theories and Skills 1||3||Reading Proficiency||See footnote below.|
|PSY 206||Introduction to Social Psychology||3||PSY 200 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency|
|Elective||3||See recommended elective listed below.|
|PSC 101||Introduction to American Politics (MOTR POSC 101)||3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079|
|MCE 100||Missouri Civics Examination||0|
|HMS 102||Human Services: Policy and Politics 1||3||Reading Proficiency||See footnote below.|
|PSY 205||Human Growth and Development (MOTR PSYC 200)||3||PSY 200 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency|
|ECO 140||Introduction to Economics (MOTR ECON 100)||3||Concurrent enrollment in MTH 140S, or placement into MTH 140, MTH 160, or MTH 185, and Reading Proficiency|
or ENG 231
| World Religions (MOTR RELG 100)|
or World Literature (MOTR LITR 200)
|3||Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079||This satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.|
|Elective||3||See elective options listed below.|
|Total Credit Hours||61|
HMS 100 and HMS 101 must be completed with a B or higher. HMS 102 must be completed with a C or higher. If all three courses are not completed, they may not transfer in as the program requirements for Social Work at UMSL.
|CRJ 101||American Correctional System||3|
|CRJ 122||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|PSY 208||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|SOC 203||Introduction to Criminology (MOTR CRIM 205)||3|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.