Social Work B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Social Work

College of Health Prof Biomed

Degree Specific Credits: 65

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: A minimum of 40 social work credits are required for this degree. No more than 60 social work credits will count toward graduation. Admission into the School of Social Work requires a 2.75 overall GPA, a 3.00 in Social Work courses and completion of 5 of 8 extra departmental courses.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower Division Core Courses32
Social Science Requirements
Economics Requirement
Human Population Requirement
Biological Requirement
Upper Core Courses33
Total Hours65

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Take 32 Credits in the following subcategories

32 Total Credits Required

Social Science Requirements

Rule: All of the following courses are required.

PSCI 210SIntro to American Government3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
PSYX 230Developmental Psychology3
PSYX 233Fund of Psychology of Aging3
S W 100Intro Soc Welfare3
S W 200Intro Soc Wrk Pract4
SOCI 101SIntroduction to Sociology3
Total Hours22

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Economics Requirement

Rule: Choose 1 of the following courses

ECNS 101SEconomic Way of Thinking3
or ECNS 201S Principles of Microeconomics
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Human Population Requirement

Select one of the following:3
Race and Minorities
Human Geography
Race, Gender & Class
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biological Requirement

Rule: Choose 1 of the following courses

BIOB 101NDiscover Biology3
or PSYX 250N Fund of Biological Psychology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Core Courses

Rule: All courses listed are required

S W 300Hum Behav & Soc Environ3
S W 310S W Policy & Services3
S W 350S W Interven Meth I3
S W 360S W Interven Meth II4
S W 400Social Work Research3
S W 410ESocial Work Ethics3
S W 487Advanced Practice I2
S W 488Advanced Practice II2
S W 495Field Work Practicum (2 semesters)10
Total Hours33

Minimum Required Grade: C-