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Social Work: Youth Work

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Beginning Summer 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students. Please refer to CCC’s other Liberal Arts offerings. 

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Social Work: Youth Work can lead to employment in government, community, or private social service agencies. Enrollment in the program is open to anyone interested in working with youth during out-of-school time, e.g. after-school workers, school-age workers, grassroots youth workers, community activists, outreach workers, probation officers, prevention specialists, teen reach workers, managers, and supervisors. As an option under Social Work, the academic program for the professional development worker
includes basic and advanced certificates and an Associate in Applied Science degree. Where applicable, under this professional development option, college credit will be awarded for prior learning experiences up to a maximum of fifteen credit hours. 

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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Program General Requirements

16 CH

Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The AAS model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement. 

In addition to the courses below, students should also take one course in Physical Science and one course in the Fine Arts & Humanities discipline. Consult with an advisor for guidance.​ 

Program Core Requirements

31 CH

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Program Elective Requirements

10 CH
Students should meet with a college Academic Advisor for selection of elective courses.

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Required Work-Based Learning Courses

6 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours

Career Pathways

Human Sciences (Liberal Arts)

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