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Social Work Degree | Certification

PPCC offers an Associate of Arts (AA) Social Work Transfer Degree, designed to allow students to complete a bachelor's degree at one of several 4-year institutions, as well as certificates designed to allow new and current industry professionals the ability to advance in their careers and gain valuable knowledge. 

Transfer Information

Pikes Peak has transfer agreements with the following universities:

Colorado State University – Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo)

Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver)

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Newman University

 

The requirements for each university are different.  Contact the Social Work Department Chair for a copy of the transfer agreements with the other universities

Social Work (Transfer) Associate of Arts (AA)

Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1021 English Composition I (3)

SWK 1000 Introduction to Social Work (3) 

COM 1015 Public Speaking (3)

PSY 1001 General Psychology I (3)

MAT 1260 Introduction to Statistics (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1022 English Composition II (3)

SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Arts & Humanities (From Approved AA Electives) (3) 

PHI 111; PHI 1112; PHI 1113; PHI 1114

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

BIO 1005 Science of Biology w/Lab (4)

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

WST 2000 Intro to Women Studies (3)

POS 1011 American Government (3)

Science (From Approved AA Electives) (4)

ANT 1005; ENV 1111; GEO 1011

ETH 2024 Introduction to Chicano Studies (3) 

SWK 2010 HBSE I (3) 

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

HWE 1001 Community First Aid and CPR (1) 

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

SWK 2020 HBSE II (3) 

Arts and Humanities (From Approved AA Electives) (3) 

ART 1110: HUM 1021; LIT 1015; MUS 1020

History (From Approved AA Electives) (3) 

HIS 1310; HIS 1320; HIS 1110; HIS 1120

Total 13 Credit Hours

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Case Management Open Placement/Internship Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

SWK 2008 Social Work Case Management (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1080 Internship I (6)

Total 15 Credit Hours 

Child Welfare Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

SWK 2008 Social Work Case Management (3) 

PSY 2551 Child Abuse and Neglect (3) 

 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1080 Internship I (6)

Total 18 Credit Hours 

 

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Gerontological Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2010 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3)

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

SWK 2008 Social Work Case Management (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1080 Internship I (6)

Total 18 Credit Hours 

 

Social Services Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology I: SS3 (3)

SWK 1000 Introduction to Social Work (3) 

SWK 2010 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3) 

 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

SWK 2008 Social Work Case Management (3)

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1080 Internship I (6)

Social Work Elective - See an advisor (3) 

Total 27 Credit Hours 

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Substance Abuse Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1060 Introduction to Alcohol and Drugs (3) 

SWK 2050 Social Welfare in the U.S. (3)

SWK 2008 Social Work Case Management (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 2222 Introduction to Social Work Practice (3) 

Course & Credit Hours

SWK 1080 Internship I (6)

Total 18 Credit Hours 

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Social Work Program Information

The course offering schedule is intended to be used as a general planning tool. Course offerings may change. Contact a faculty advisor for more information
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