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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Social Work (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Arts
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Notes: Department recommends taking this course early in your program.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: This course is designed as the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130

Corequisites: BIO 1117 BIO 1117

Description: The lab for this course is the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology.

Corequisites: BIO 1111

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Description:

This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to Sinclair Community College. Topics include college resources; academic, career and personal services available through Sinclair; learning styles; the learning process; financial responsibility; stress and wellness; and computer literacy through eLearn and library resources.

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: This course is designed as the second in a series of two general education science courses. Covers evolution, biodiversity and ecology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: BIO 1111

Corequisites: BIO 1217

Description: This second lab is in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to evolution, biodiversity and ecology.

Corequisites: BIO 1211

Description: Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description: Theatre as an art form presented from the historical, literary and production points of view. Includes an exploration into the creative processes associated with the production of plays and the collaborative contributions of the actor, director, designers, playwright, critic and audience.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Explore history, values, ideologies and ethics in development of social welfare in the United States and identify the role of government in the delivery of social services. Learn how institutional structures, including forms of oppression and discrimination, and human diversity issues influence the delivery of social services. Forty-eight hour agency observation required.

Notes: This course includes a 48 hour practicum.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and SWK 1206 and ENG 1101 and SWK 1206

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: An introduction to the fundamental ideas of statistics, including statistical methods to gather, analyze and present data; fundamentals of probability; statistical distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, Chi-square tests, regression and correlation. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0100 or MAT 1130 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1450 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0450, Introductory Statistics Booster. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description:

Foundation for understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Work outside of class and/or in the language laboratory is required.

Notes: Program elective: Choose one of the following two-course sequences: CHN 1101 and 1102, FRE 1101 and 1102, GER 1101 and 1102, JPN 1101 and 1102, SPA 1101 and 1102.

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Learn skills to be effective with multicultural clients. Develop an understanding of theories, which will enhance competence in terms of behaviors, attitudes and policies that come together to assist professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Strong emphasis on self-awareness of personal cultural values and beliefs to increase appreciation of multicultural identities.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Notes: Program elective: Choose one of the following two-course sequences: CHN 1101 and 1102, FRE 1101 and 1102, GER 1101 and 1102, JPN 1101 and 1102, SPA 1101 and 1102.

Notes: Program elective: Choose from one of the following courses: PLS 1120 or PLS 2200

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.