A.A. Social Work

Social Work (A.A.)

This program provides the skills and knowledge needed to become a technician or paraprofessional in a social welfare program. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should check with that institution before selecting their Social Work courses.

General Education Core Credits
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
SWO 111 Social Work as a Vocation 1
SWO 211 Introduction to Social Work 3
SWO 242 Community Social Service Skills 3
SWO 243 Community Social Services and Culture 3
SWO 250 Client Processing 3
SWO 295 Field Experience I 3
SWO 296 Field Experience II 3
COM 121 Speech Communication 3
Electives (Any course with 3 credit hours) 5
Program Credits 27
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 27
Total Credits Earned: 67-70
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
44.0701 Social Work.


Micheal Lerma, Ph.D.
School Dean
(928) 724-6975

Irene J. Alva
Administrative Assistant
(928) 724-6621

(928) 724-6621
(928) 724-6625

Ned Hatathlii Center (NHC)
Tsaile Campus

Mail to:
Diné College: School of Business and Social Science
P. O. Box 25-C
Tsaile, AZ 86556

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