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Pre-Social Work

Year 1

The study of human relationships

In your first year, you'll take courses in English, sociology, psychology as well as arts and science electives.

Year 1

Academic Terms 1 and 2

  Course Course Name Credits
Total credits 30-31
All of SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSYC 154 Interpersonal Skills 3
PSYC 110 Experimental Psychology 3
Two of SOC 104 Indigenous People and Canada 1 (Canada Past) 3
SOC 106 Indigenous People and Canada 2 (Canada Present) 3
SOC 110 Women in Canadian Society 3
SOC 112 Minority Relations in Canada 3
SOC 160 Family and Community 3
SOC 162 Social Problems 3
Two of ENGL 151* Academic Writing Strategies 3
ENGL 161* Literary Genres 3
ENGL 163* Intro to Literary Traditions 3
ENGL 164* Indigenous Literature 3
One of MATH/Stats/COMP
STAT 116 recommended
One of Humanities
IST 116 recommended
One of Science 3

* Completion of this program requires any two of ENGL 151, ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164. Students with less than "B" in English 12 must take ENGL 151. Students may use ENGL 150 in lieu of ENGL 151 and ENGL 160 in lieu of ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164 toward program completion.


Each Associate Degree course must be transferable, in the year taken, to at least one BC Research University - University of Victoria (UVic), University of British Columbia (UBC), University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) or Simon Fraser University (SFU). Students should use the BC Transfer Guide to confirm transfer of each course taken.

  1. Completion of a minimum of 20 semester courses or their equivalents, as outlined above with a minimum overall average of "C" (GPA of 2.0).
  2. Students must consult the institution they plan to attend to verify transferability and acceptance for further studies in social work.

Students planning on transferring to another institution with Camosun College's Associate Degree should consult with that institution to determine whether the individual courses taken will be applicable to their final educational goal.

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