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Morehead State University
Transfer Office
(606) 783-5246
b.bennington@moreheadstate.edu
201 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351

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AA TO BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK (BSW)

Effective Date: 11/16/2014 - 11/6/2017

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate AA TO BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK (BSW) degree at Morehead State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
SWK 124 (3) 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
SOC 101 (3) 3
MAT 146 (3) 3
CIT 105 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
SWK 222 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
AH/SB/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
Elective 3
Heritage Course 3
SB Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
AH/SB/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
COM 181 (3) 3
QR/NS Course 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

1. Three credit hours of social behavioral science, heritage, or humanities will also need to be a cultural studies course.
2. Students may take MAT 146 or a higher level general education quantitative reasoning course.
3. Students who complete the computer literacy requirement by another means than taking the CIT 105 course must complete an additional 3 hours of electives.
4. Any Digital Literacy course can be substituted for the CIT 105 course in semester 1.
5. Natural Science OR Quantitative Reasoning course in semester four will need to be a Natural Science II category course to meet MoSU general education requirements.

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
SWK 320 (3) 3
SWK 324 (3) 3
SWK 345 (3) 3
SWK Elective 3
SWK 325 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
SOC 374 (3) 3
SWK 321 (3) 3
SWK 451 (3) 3
SWK 326 (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
SWK Elective 3
SWK 424 (3) 3
SWK 426 (3) 3
SWK 430 (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
SWK 497 (8) 8
SWK 498 (3) 3
SWK 499C (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14

Program Notes

1. SWK 124 transfers as SWK 210; SWK 222 transfers as SWK 230.
2. Students must have 6 hours of Social Work Electives.
3. Approved Social Work Electives: SWK 300, SWK 301, SWK 306, SWK 315, SWK 330, SWK 333, SWK 334, SWK 335, SWK 337, SWK 340, SWK 343, SWK 358, SWK 360, SWK 380, SWK 381, SWK 399, SWK 400, SWK 416, SWK 420, SWK 435, SWK 441, SWK 445, SWK 458, SWK 470, SWK 471, SWK 472, SWK 473, SWK 474, CRIM 317, CRIM 345.


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