Specific Requirements for Admission to the Social Work Major
Successful completion of SWK 261 Social Welfare Needs of Vulnerable Populations:Exploring Helping Role from Social Work Perspective, PSY 201 Introductory Psychology (formerly PSY 111), SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society; a minimum GPA of 2.25; Admission to the department is selective and is based upon an application process that includes: the declaration of the major, a written application, and a personal interview. The application process must be completed before students may register for SWK 345 Practice I - Social Work with Individuals and Families and above.
B.S.W. Major in Social Work Requirements: 32 Credits
|SWK 261||Social Welfare Needs of Vulnerable Populations:Exploring Helping Role from Social Work Perspective||3|
|SWK 275||Human Behavior and the Social Environment||4|
|SWK 298||Economics, Policy and Social Welfare||3|
|SWK 345||Practice I - Social Work with Individuals and Families||3|
|SWK 359||Practice II: Social Work with Groups||3|
|SWK 435||Practice III: Advocacy, Injustice, Oppression and Ethical Decision-making||3|
|SWK 460||Field Practicum Seminar I||2|
|SWK 461||Field Practicum I||4|
|SWK 480||Field Practicum Seminar II||2|
|SWK 481||Field Practicum II||4|
CSWE standards require that social work majors enter their careers with solid foundations in relevant content areas. Students should, therefore, be alert to the following pre-requisite courses:
|PSY 201||Introductory Psychology||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society||3|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Political Science Research Methods|
|Statistics for the Social Sciences|
In order to be eligible for field placement a student must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.25 in all required courses for the Social Work major and must be certified ready for practicum.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all prerequisite and required courses.
Students may be dropped from the Social Work Program if they receive below a “C” grade in required courses for the Social Work major.