Associate Degree in Social Work

Associate Degree in Social Work

Description

The Associate Degree in Social Work is designed to provide training for persons interested in social work and other related fields; to prepare them for work within communities and organisations. This course addresses theories, principles and practices of social work, law and legal regulations as well as human needs and behaviour. This programme is offered full-time across four (4) semesters or part-time across four (4) semesters and two (2) summers, to incorporate a practicum which is a mandatory aspect of training. Students are required to complete all specified credits, unless otherwise exempted (see prior learning document). This degree equips graduates with skills needed to pursue various careers.

Students in this dynamic programme will be exposed to industry practices and experiences which will prepare them for immediate entry into human service positions. Learners will develop the capacity to demonstrate a professional problem solving approach that encompasses engagement, assessment, intervention, evaluation and follow-up as they work with a clientele which may consist of individuals, families, organizations or communities. Upon completion, graduates will be expected to function in primary, as well as, secondary social work settings. They will be, among other things, competent at counselling, interviewing, research and data collecting, complying with laws and regulations governing social services and applying ethical principles in decision making. 60 theory credit(s) and 0 lab credit(s). Courses – 21

Tuition per year $172,923.38 *Subject to change for 2024/2025

Semester 1 = $91,631.69   Semester 2 = $81,291.69

Code Course Name Credits Lab Credits CW/Exam Year Semester
COMM1101 Communication I 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 1
SOWK1101 Ethics for Social Work 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
PSYC1111 Introduction to Psychology I 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
SOWK1102 Introduction to Social Work 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
SOCI2301 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
COMM1202 Communication II 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
LANG2301 Foreign Language I 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
ITEC1104 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK1202 Law for Social Workers 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
MATH1208 Statistics for Social Sciences 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK1204 Social Work Practicum I (Observation) 1 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 3
SOWK2301 Fundamentals of Social Research 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK2303 Human Behaviour and Development 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK2304 Introduction to Disabilities Studies 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
COMM2301 Oral Communication 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK2302 Social Work Theory, Practice and Principles I 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
MGMT2408 Entrepreneurship Seminar for Social Workers 2 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK2412 Introduction to Counselling Strategies and Techniques 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK2403 Social Welfare and Policy 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK2401 Social Work Theory, Practice and Principle II 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK2404 Social Work Practicum II 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 3