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University Transfer Degree

Program Description:

This option is designed for individuals seeking careers in helping professions providing services to children, youth, elderly, and families in a variety
 of community-based settings with an academic goal of earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in generalist social work practice. Articulation
 agreements between universities provide a seamless transition toward a baccalaureate degree or master’s degree, which can be earned in five years in the greater Tulsa area. Students gain 21 credit hours of specialization in Human Services while earning the associate degree.


Degree Awarded: Associate in Science

Semester plan available through faculty advisement. Students are strongly encouraged to seek faculty advisement to ensure they are completing the correct option for their academic goals and intended course of study beyond the associate degree.


General Education Requirements Credit Hours 37


English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II


Humanities 6 hours
GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography
and select one course from the following:
HUMN 2113 Humanities I
HUMN 2223 Humanities II

Mathematics 3 hours
Select one course from the following:
*MATH 1513 College Algebra
*MATH 1473 Mathematics for Critical Thinking


Psychology 3 hours
PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology


Science 7 hours
BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
BIOL 1383 Nutrition


Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present


Sociology 3 hours
SOCI 1113 Introduction to Sociology


Speech 3 hours
SPCH 1113 Speech Communication I


Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 27


^Human Services 15 hours
HSVC 1113 Principles of Human Services
HSVC 1213 Basic Counseling Skills
HSVC 2023 Lifespan Development
*HSVC 2053 Human Services Applications/Case Management
*HSVC 2113 Internship


**Controlled Electives 12 hours
Select one course from the following:

*MATH 2193 Elementary Statistics
*PSYC 2223/SOCI 2223 Behavioral Statistics
and select three courses from the following:
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications
^HSVC 1313 Chemical Dependency and Treatment
^*HSVC 2073 Issues in Human Services
*PSYC 2133/SOCI 1133 Crisis Intervention and Experience
Other HSVC electives may be allowed. See HSVC faculty advisors.


Total Credit Hours: 64
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
^Students must earn a “C” or better in HSVC courses in order to progress to advanced courses in the program, or gain permission of instructor or associate dean.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
** Students should select courses that will transfer to the college/university they plan to attend.


General education requirements can be found at: