Associate in Applied Science
Fine Arts & Social Science
Program Code: SOCW2
Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005
Phone: (810) 762-0332
This program prepares graduates for employment in the social services field by providing understanding of the methods, skills, philosophy, and human behavior necessary to perform in a social services setting. Students learn to do intake, interviewing, and crisis intervention referral by spending time in an agency to learn on-the-job skills. The program prepares graduates to qualify for Registration as a Social Service Technician under the Michigan Bureau of Health Professions. Employment opportunities exist in social work, agency work and/or substance abuse treatment.
In addition to the requirement that program graduates must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher, the occupational specialty and related courses listed below must each be passed with a 2.0 or higher to earn an Associate Degree in Applied Science from the Social Work Technician Program.