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Social Work

The Pre-Social Work Program is a curriculum designed specifically to meet the needs of students preparing for eventual completion of a bachelor's degree in Social Work (BSW) at a Council on Social Work Education-accredited college or university.  This course of study facilitates a more seamless transfer into a BSW program upon graduation from Jefferson College with an Associate of Arts degree.  Required components for this endorsement include completion of SWK105 Introduction to Social Work and SWK110 Social Work Lab, with grades of "B" or better; and SOC125 Human Diversity and SOC240 Marriage and Family, with grades of "C" or better.  Requirements also include a cumulative GPA of 2.5, completion of all Associate of Arts degree requirements, and a recommendation from a Jefferson College Social Work faculty member.

Social Work Core Values - from the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics:

  • Service
  • Social Justice
  • Dignity and Worth of the Person
  • Importance of Human Relationships
  • Integrity
  • Competence 
          

For more information, please contact:
Pre-Social Work Program Coordinator, Suzie Welch
636-481-3435 or 636-797-3000 ext. 3435
swelch1@jeffco.edu.