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
United States Government and Politics
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
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
Area V9
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software 1
Volunteer Service and Community Engagement
Statistics for Social Services
Major Core Requirements in Social Work42
Introduction to Social Work
Social Services, Programs, and Policies
Human Behavior and Social Environment I : Infancy to Young Adulthood
Human Behavior and Social Environment II: Young Adulthood to Later Life
Diversity and Cultural Competence
Social Work Knowledge, Skills, and Values
Social Work with Individuals and Families
Social Work with Groups, Organizations, and Communities
Research for Social Work Practice
Field Internship in Social Work I
Field Internship in Social Work II 2
Select three hours from Social Work electives
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