As a social worker you can improve the quality of life and well-being of others, working with individuals, families, and couples. You may be involved in research, counseling, policy development, direct practice, crisis intervention and teaching.
Once You Complete the Program
Transfer your credits to a four-year baccalaureate program at a university and prepare for direct-service positions such as caseworker or mental health assistant.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Social Work
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Social Work A.A.
Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s program at a Florida state university—or continue to a Bachelor’s degree at IRSC.