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Pre-Social Work

Year 2

The study of social welfare

In your second year, you'll dig deeper into the study of social work. You'll also take additional arts and science elective courses to support your core studies.

Year 2

Academic Terms 3 and 4

  Course Course Name Credits
Total credits 30
All of SOCW 211 Introduction to Social Work 3
SOCW 212 Social Welfare in Canada3
One of Humanities
HIST 204 or HIST 206 recommended
Four of Second-year Arts 12
Three of Electives 9


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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