Why choose Social Work at PPCC?
With a PPCC Social Work Associate of Arts degrees, you could pursue a job as a probation officer, substance abuse counselor or victims advocate associate. If you transfer and earn more advanced degrees, you could become licensed social worker, rehabilitation counselor and child welfare case worker, among others.
What do PPCC Social Work students study?
Social Work students at PPCC will be exposed to a wide range of knowledge and topics relevant to modern professionals. As part of their education, students will:
- Learn about the history of the social welfare system in the United States.
- Develop an understanding of the relationship between biological, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural systems.
- Understand the importance of larger social systems, such as families, communities, and organizations.
Classes you might take
The Social Work department faculty and students support and assists with PPCC Cares - our college's initiative to combat food insecurity through food giveaways and volunteerism. PPCC's community of faculty, staff, students, and volunteers are committed to ending food insecurity and homelessness in Colorado Springs and southern Colorado.Volunteer with PPCC Cares
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.