Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work | Rutgers at Brookdale Community College

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program at Rutgers-Brookdale, completion of the following Brookdale Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • •PSYC 106 (Intro to Psychology II)

  • •PSYC111 (Intro to Human Services) AND PSYC 212 (Community Agencies & Human Services) –linked courses

  • •PSYC 247 (Quantitative Methods)–required

  • •POLI 105(American National Government)

  • •SOCI 101 (Intro to Sociology)

  • •BIOL 108 (Human Biology)–required

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an Associate Degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is required to be considered for admission. This was originally designed for students who complete the AS in Pre-Social Work or AS in Addiction Studies. Students with the AAS in Human Services are still covered by an articulation agreement but should be encouraged to complete the AS instead. Recent changes in the Rutgers SW curriculum encourages students from other AA degrees (i.e. Social Science) to apply. Please contact the Manager of Off-Campus Programs with any questions.

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers Newark-University College and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. Students may transfer up to 90 credits from a four-year university or college and community college combined.

Courses for the Social Work degree at Rutgers-Brookdale are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Lincroft campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online and hybrid courses.

A Minor or Off-Campus Secondary Concentration is required for this program.

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