Sep 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Social Work, B.S.


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Social Work, B.A. & B.S.


Students majoring in social work must earn a grade of C or better in all social work courses. Students must have an overall GPA of 2.3 or better and an overall GPA of 3.0 or better in all social work courses. The primary goal of the Social Work major is to prepare students for beginning generalist social work practice. The program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education to provide such education at the undergraduate level. Upon graduation, students may apply for licensure at the baccalaureate level and for advanced standing in graduate schools of social work.

To be fully admitted to the program in the junior year, a student must:

  • complete a prescribed list of courses, which is identified in the Social Work Student Handbook, and interview with the Director of the Social Work Program;
  • have an overall GPA of 2.3 or better;
  • have a GPA of 3.0 or better in SWK 203  and 322 ,and in PSYC 306  or FCS 291 ; and
  • complete the application process described in the Social Work Student Handbook.

Students must be admitted to the professional social work program prior to being admitted to the social work practicum program. To be admitted into the social work practicum program, a student must:

  • complete a prescribed list of courses, which is identified in the Practicum Program Manual;
  • have an overall GPA of 2.3 or better;
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better in all social work courses; and
  • complete the admission process described in the Practicum Program Manual

In addition to the requirements listed here, students must meet all general graduation requirements as listed in the Academic Programs and Policies  section in this bulletin. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for completion. 

Bachelor of Science Requirements


Student pursuing a Bachelor of Science must complete an additional seven semester hours of mathematics and/or science course work beyond the general education requirement. 

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