60 Credits    AS 3520/2520,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

The 60-credit Associate of Science in Pre-Social Work degree is a pathway for students who intend to complete a 4-year social work degree and will be accepted at any Minnesota State University that offers a bachelor's degree in social work.  The university guarantees that a student transfers into a designated bachelor's program with a junior standing and may complete the bachelor's degree with an additional 60 credits.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato

Estimate for 60 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $11,925
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $11,925 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2021-22 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)

Please choose the following courses:

Required Arts and Sciences (10 Courses)

Please choose the following courses:


Additional Required Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)

Please choose 6 credits from MnTC Goal Area 6.


PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.