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. Students must earn a C and maintain a 2.5 GPA in all major courses. Students must submit two letters of recommendation and a personal statement essay not longer than four double-spaced pages.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY 1000 Sociology: Global Perspective3BIOL 1010 A Survey of Life
   & BIOL 1011 A Survey of Life Laboratory
4
BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology
   & BIOL 1001 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
4ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core Fine Arts3
PSYC 2010 Introduction to Psychology3Core Math3
Elective3Core History13
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13Core Humanities or Core Literature to complete sequence13
Foreign Language I (College Core)4COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
Core Social Science or Core History to complete sequence13Foreign Language II (College Core)4
SOWO 2000 Introduction to Social Work3SOWO 3910 Field Practicum Seminar3
SOWO 2650 History of Social Welfare3SOWO 3800 Human Behavior in Social Environment I3
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY 3500 Social Inequalities3SOWO 4090 Social Welfare Policy3
ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3PHIL 1030 Ethics and the Health Sciences3
SOWO 3850 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II3Social Science Elective23
SOWO 4060 Social Work Practice Methods I3SOWO Elective23
Elective3SOWO 4070 Social Work Practice Methods II3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Elective2SOWO 4920 Internship in Social Work9
SOWO 4080 Social Work Practice Methods III3SOWO 4950 Senior Integrative Seminar3
Social Science Elective23UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
PSYC 2130 Analytics for Social and Behavioral Sciences3 
SOCY 3700 Methods of Social Research3 
 14 12
Total Hours: 120