Sep 22, 2021  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, B.S.W.

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Requirements for the major in social work, Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program

Admission to the Bachelor of Social Work degree program is based on the following criteria: a minimum overall GPA of 2.80 and completion of all program prerequisite courses: SOC 100 PSY 100 , PS 100 , BIO 104 BIO 111 , with a grade of 2.0 or higher; completion of SW 210  with a grade of 3.0 or higher; experience in the human services field (employment or volunteer work including work completed for SW 210 ); two letters of reference (one from a supervisor in a human services agency) and a personal written statement from students.

To earn a major in social work, students must complete a pre-core of 28 credits and a minimum of 48 credits in the core social work curriculum. To remain in good academic standing while in the program, students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the following major courses: SOC 202 , SOC 203 , SW 310  , SW 311 , SW/ SOC 315 , SW 316 , SW 318 , SW 405 , SW 406 , SW 431 , SW 433 , as well as an overall GPA of 2.80.

Pre-core - 28 credits

Core - 48 credits


BIO 104 , BIO 111 , PSY 100  andPS 100  may be used to fulfill general education requirements.
Either SOC 331  or WGS 200  may be used to fulfill the university’s U.S. diversity requirement and the social work diversity requirement.

Students using this catalog to meet social work requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying the sociology or criminal justice elective or the diversity elective and published in a later catalog.

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