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Curriculum in Social Work

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Graduates are trained to become beginning-level generalist practitioners eligible for licensure and to apply for advanced standing social work graduate programs. Admission to the program is required before enrolling in SOWO 4060. SOCY 1000, SOWO 2000 and SOWO 3910 must be completed with a C or better prior to application.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology
   & BIOL 1001 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
4BIOL 1010 A Survey of Life
   & BIOL 1011 A Survey of Life Laboratory
4
SOCY 1000 Sociology: Global Perspective3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core Fine Arts3
PSYC 2010 Introduction to Psychology3Core Math3
Elective3Core History13
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13PHIL 1030 Ethics and the Health Sciences3
Foreign Language I (College Core)4Core Humanities or Core Literature to complete sequence13
Core Social Science or Core History to complete sequence13Foreign Language II (College Core)4
SOWO 2000 Introduction to Social Work3ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
SOWO 2650 History of Social Welfare3SOWO 3910 Field Practicum Seminar3
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY 3500 Minority Groups3SOCY 2050 Crime and Justice in America3
SOWO 3800 Human Behavior in Social Environment I3SOWO 3850 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II33
SOWO 4060 Social Work Practice Methods I3SOWO 4070 Social Work Methods II3
SOWO Elective23SOWO 4090 Social Welfare Policy3
Elective3Social Science Elective23
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY 3700 Methods of Social Research or 2000 Ethnographic Methods3SOWO 4920 Internship in Social Work9
SOWO 4080 Social Work Methods III3SOWO 4950 Senior Integrative Seminar3
Elective1UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
STAT 2010 Statistics for Social and Behavior Sciences4 
Social Science Elective23 
 14 12
Total Hours: 120
1

Students are required to complete a two-course history sequence or a two-course literature sequence. They are also required to complete one Core History or Core Literature in the discipline not selected as the sequence.

2

Students must meet with their advisers to identify approved courses for SOWO electives and social science electives.

3

SOWO 3850 fulfills SLO 7.