Social Work

Requirements for a Bachelor of Social Work Degree

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)3
Art Appreciation
Music Appreciation
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Introductory Biology
Principles of Biology
Select four additional science hours as listed under Area III science requirements
Finite Mathematics
Pre-Calculus Algebra
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Select one of the following courses:3
Principles of Macroeconmics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Global Studies
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Global Environments and Societies
Global Politics and Society
United States Government and Politics
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Area V9
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software 1
Volunteer Service and Community Engagement
Statistics for Social Services
Major Core Requirements in Social Work
SW 230Introduction to Social Work3
SW 305Social Services, Programs, and Policies3
SW 315Human Behavior and Social Environment I : Infancy to Young Adulthood3
SW 316Human Behavior and Social Environment II: Young Adulthood to Later Life3
SW 324Diversity and Cultural Competence3
SW 360WSocial Work Knowledge, Skills, and Values3
SW 361Social Work with Individuals and Families3
SW 362Social Work with Groups, Organizations, and Communities3
SW 370Research for Social Work Practice3
SW 432Field Internship in Social Work I6
SW 433Field Internship in Social Work II 26
Select three hours from Social Work electives3
Select five courses from the following:15
Interpersonal Communication
Cross-Cultural Interaction
People, Place, and Culture
Child Development
Family Develpment
Drugs in Society
Abnormal Psychology
Current Social Problems
Spanish for Professionals
Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and Social Work Practice: What Works?
Ethical Decision-Making
Services to Families and Children
Child Welfare Practices and Policies
Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings
Selected Topics
Women's Health
Global Women's Issues
A minor is not required for this major
General Elective hours to bring total to 120
Total Hours120