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Social Work and Human Services Pre-Major, AA-DTA Planning Guide


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Where does my path start?


You will complete an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) at Shoreline.

Use the AA-DTA Degree Planning Guide  with the information below to understand the requirements for graduation.

Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a baccalaureate degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or Family and Human Services.

Students who major in Social Work or Human Services often go on to graduate school to complete a Master’s degree in Social Work or related fields in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Sociology, Law and Education.

What courses should I take?

This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.

General Education Requirements - 20 Credits


Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following courses:

HUM 105 , CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , MCS 105 , PSYC 230 , SOC 270.

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following classes:

MATH& 107 , MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH 211 , MATH& 264 , PHIL& 120 . Recommended:  MATH& 146  or MATH 211 .

* Students planning to transfer to the University of Washington must consult Math Advising, mathadvising@shoreline.edu.

Distribution Requirements - 45 Credits


Humanities (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Art and Drama) in Humanities . Maximum of 5 credits allowed in Performance/Skills courses. No more than 5 credits in a world language at the 100 level. Recommended: CMST& 101 , CMST 203 , CMST& 210 , CMST& 220 , CMST& 230 , CMST 285 , PHIL& 101, PHIL 102 , PHIL 210 , PHIL 240, PHIL 248 , PHIL 267 , World Langugage if required for university admission or graduation.

Natural Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g. Biology and Physics) in Natural Sciences . At least 10 credits required in Physical, Earth, and/or Biological Sciences, including at least 5 credits of lab science. Maximum 5 credits from Other Science courses. Recommended: BIOL 107 , BIOL& 170 , PSYC 202 .

Social Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Psychology and History) in Social Sciences . Recommended: ANTH& 206 , ANTH& 207 , ECON 100 , ECON& 201 , GEOG& 200 , GWS 205 , GWS 215 , GWS 284 , GWS 285 , GWS 286 , GWS 288 , HIST& 118 , HIST& 136 , HIST& 137 , HIST& 146 , HIST& 147 , HIST& 148 , HIST& 215 , HIST 245 , INTST 205 , MCS 105 , PHIL 102 , PHIL 210 , PHIL 240 , PHIL 248 , PHIL 267 , PSYC& 200 , PSYC 207 , PSYC 208 , PSYC 209 , PSYC 210 , PSYC& 220 , PSYC 225 , PSYC 236 , PSYC 245 , SOC 102 , SOC 112 , SOC& 201 , SOC 202 , SOC 250 , SOC 288 . Strongly recommended: SOC& 101 , PSYC& 100 .

General Electives - Minimum 25 Credits


Comprised of other college-level courses or unrestricted courses. A maximum of 15 credits allowed for restricted/vocational courses, and a maximum of 3 credits allowed in Physical Education. Please see the lists of Restricted Electives  and Elective Courses (Non-restricted) . Recommended: ANTH& 206 , ECON 100 , ECON& 201 , GEOG 277 , GWS 284 , GWS 285 , GWS 286 , HIST& 118 , HIST& 146 , HIST& 147 , HIST& 148 , PHIL 102 , PHIL 210 , PHIL 240 , PHIL 248 , PSYC& 200 PSYC 207 , PSYC 208 , PSYC 210 , PSYC& 220 PSYC 245 , SOC& 201 , SOC 250 , SOC 288 . Strongly recommended: ANTH& 207 .

Where can I go for help?


General Academic Advising

FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229  206-546-4559  advising@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/advising

International Student Academic Advising

9000 Building, Rm. 9302  206-546-4697  ieadvisors@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/

Social Work and Human Services Faculty Advisor

Lawrence Clarke   206-546-4700 lclarke@shoreline.edu Rm 5307

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