Social Work Transfer Pathway

Associate in Arts, Human Service (AAHUST)

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) has collaborated with several colleges and universities to provide a transfer pathway from WCC’s Human Services program to a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. The full Social Work Pathway agreement can be found on the Michigan Transfer Network website. View a list of participating colleges and universities.

Earning an Associate Degree

WCC students must complete all of the following course and degree requirements to earn an Associate in Arts. Regular meetings with an advisor are strongly recommended to stay on track for graduation. Please contact 734- 677-5102 if you need assistance or visit Academic Advising and Career Guidance. Students that are not transferring to EMU should contact Kristy Norris ([email protected]) or their WCC advisor ([email protected]) to discuss course selection.

Degree Requirements

To complete the Associate in Arts Degree and the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) General Education Requirements, these credits should be met according to the following outline:

  • English Composition: ENG 111:Composition I (4 credits)
  • Second Course in English Composition or One course in Communication: COM 101 or COM 102 (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: One course from MTA approved list; Check w/your transfer destination for the preferred course
  • Natural Sciences: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines); BIO 102: Human Biology with Lab (4 credits) is recommended
  • Social Sciences: PSY 100: Intro to Psychology (3 credits) and SOC 100: Intro to Sociology (3 credits)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines)

The MTA approved list is located in the WCC Catalog or visit MI Transfer Agreement (MTA).

Major Courses (13 Credits)

The following are common transferable Social Work courses. Click on the courses to see how they transfer.

Remaining Associate Degree Requirements

Additional Electives as needed to earn the 60 credits required for an Associate in Arts Degree.

WCC has articulation agreements (transfer agreements) with Eastern Michigan University and Wayne State University that provide WCC students with a transfer pathway that allows up to 69 credits to transfer towards a Bachelor of Social Work degree.

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