BSW - Bachelor of Social Work

Major Requirements/Social Work (43 credits)
SW-105Introduction to Social Work 13
SW-223Human Behavior and Social Environment I 13
SW-342Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3
SW-342LSocial Work Practice with Individuals and Families Lab1
SW-409Social Work Research Methods3
SW-326Social Welfare Policy and Services II3
SW-205Global Human Rights and Social Justice3
(Satisfies Global Understanding (GU) in General Education)
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
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization3
or PS-103 American National Government
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
or SO-272 Economic Inequality
Select one of the following:3-6
Statistics with Applications
Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences
and Data Analysis for Social Work
(MA-105 or MA-151 satisfy Mathematics in General Education)
Select 6 credits in Psychology (PY) at the 200-level or higher6
SO-101Introduction to Sociology3
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
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
or BY-104 Human Biology
(Partially satisfies Natural Science (NS) in General Education)
Free Electives (11 credits) 2
Select up 11 credits of free electives11
General Education Requirements (30 credits) 3
Complete 30 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 330
Total Credits120

Sequence Chart

BSW - Bachelor of Social Work

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
World Language Course (Gen*Ed)3SO-101 Introduction to Sociology (SS.SV)3
MA-105 Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences or 151 (and SW-411 if taking MA-105 (Gen*Ed Mathematics)3AR, MU, TH, DA (Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT)3
SW-105 Introduction to Social Work3BY, CE, GL, GS, SC (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS)3
PY-103 Introduction to Psychology (SS.SV)3HS-xxx (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EN-2xx (Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3AN-200+, SO-200+ or SW-200+ elective3
AN-103 Cultural Anthropology3PY-200+ Elective3
PS-101 Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization or 1033IT-100 Information Technology3
BY-104 Human Biology or 105 (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS)3SW-326 Social Welfare Policy and Services II3
SW-223 Human Behavior and Social Environment I3HU-201 Critical Discourse3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
SW-205 Global Human Rights and Social Justice (GU)3Free Electives6
PY-200+ Psychology Elective3SW-342 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3
AN-200+, SO-200+ or SW-200+ Elective3SW-342L Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Lab1
SW-341 Social Work Practice with Groups3SW-344 Social Work Practice with Communities3
Free Elective3SO-272 Economic Inequality or BE 2003
Semester Credits15Semester Credits16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
SW-409 Social Work Research Methods3SW-412 Practice Evaluation in Social Work3
SW-411 Data Analysis for Social Work13SW-422 Advanced Field Practice in Social Work6
SW-421 Field Practice in Social Work6SW-426 Seminar in Social Work3
Free Elective22PR-xxx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3
Semester Credits14Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120

Notes

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