BSW - Bachelor of Social Work

Major Requirements/Social Work (47 credits)
SW-105Introduction to Social Work 13
SW-222Writing for Social Workers1
SW-223Human Behavior and Social Environment I 13
SW-224Human Behavior and Social Environment II3
SW-342Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3
SW-342LSocial Work Practice with Individuals and Families Lab1
SW-325Social Welfare Policy and Services I3
SW-326Social Welfare Policy and Services II3
SW-409Social Work Research Methods3
SW-344Social Work Practice with Communities3
SW-412Practice Evaluation in Social Work3
SW-341Social Work Practice with Groups3
SW-421Field Practice in Social Work6
SW-422Advanced Field Practice in Social Work6
SW-426Seminar in Social Work3
Interdisciplinary Requirements (33-36 credits)
PY-103Introduction to Psychology3
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization3
or PS-103 American National Government
Select one of the following:3-6
Statistics with Applications
Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences
and Data Analysis for Social Work
Select 6 credits in Psychology (PY) at the 200-level or higher6
SO-101Introduction to Sociology3
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
Select 6 additional credits from Anthropology (AN), Sociology (SO), or Social Work (SW) at the 200-level or higher6
BY-105Introductory Biology and Human Development3
Free Electives (9-12 credits)
Select 9-12 credits of free electives 19-12
General Education Requirements (36 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-151 or MA-1050
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC 23
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
IT-100Information Technology3
Reasoned Oral Discourse
HU-201Critical Discourse3
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary Requirements with PY-1030
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary Requirements with SO-1010
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 3, 46
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Social Work designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128
1

With instructor's permission SW-105 Introduction to Social Work (3 cr.) and SW-223 Human Behavior and Social Environment I (3 cr.) may be taken concurrently

2

Partially fulfilled in Requirements Outside Major with BY-105 Introductory Biology and Human Development (3 cr.)

3

Course Type: GU: May be fulfilled in Major Requirements with SW-205 Global Human Rights and Social Justice (3 cr.)

4

For foreign language, students are strongly advised to take six credits in Spanish.

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.