Pre-Social Work

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

The Social Work curriculum prepares students for transfer to the Division of Social Work at West Virginia University and can be adapted to the needs of those planning to transfer to other institutions. The Social Work student at Potomac State College is automatically under the Social Work standards of the West Virginia University Division of Social Work. After two years at Potomac State students can transfer to West Virginia University. The WVU Division of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Arts and Sciences with a major in Pre-Social Work, a student needs to complete a minimum of 61 credit-hours of elective and required course work.

WVU Division of Social Work Admission Requirements

Fifty-eight (58) hours of course work completed with a grade-point average of 2.5 or better; successful completion of SOWK 147 and 151 with a grade of C or better; completion of a personal statement discussing interest in social work as a major; submission of a reference form from a SOWK 151 instructor; successful completion of the General Education Curriculum (GEC); documented completion of 100 hours of face-to-face human service experience, which was completed since high school.

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