Bachelor of Social Work

Students who earn a BSW degree are trained as social work generalist practitioners. This means that they are provided with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, values, and skills required to intervene with individuals, families, organizations, and communities. They can work with clients of all ages and assist them in facing an array of life challenges.

Bachelor of Social Work

Courses

All College Liberal Arts Requirements

  • FYS 101: College Seminar
  • FYS 102: College Writing I
  • FYS 103: College Writing II
  • Foreign Language I
  • Foreign Language II
  • Foreign Language III

Modes of Inquiry Courses

  • Mode I: Creative and Performing Arts (Student Choice)
  • Mode II: Language, Literature, and Culture (Student Choice)
  • Mode III: MATH 118 - Introductory Statistics (or 4 or 5 on AP exam)
  • Mode IV: BIO 102 or BIO 113 - Biology of Human Development or General Biology
  • Mode V: ECON 101 - Macroeconomics
  • Mode VI: Psychological and Ethical Development (Student Choice)

Required Social Work Courses

  • SOCI 101 - Principles of Sociology
  • SW 101 - Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • SW 200 - Social Welfare Policy
  • SW 251 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
  • SW 252 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
  • SOCI 249 - Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender
  • SW 351 - Social Work Practice I: Introduction to Generalist Practice & Theory
  • SW 352 - Social Work Practice II: Work with Individuals and Families
  • SW 353 - Social Work Practice III: Groups
  • SW 354 - Social Work Practice IV: Macro and Global Social Work
  • SOCI 239 - Introduction to Social Research
  • SW 370 - Social Work Field Placement and Seminar I
  • SW 371 - Social Work Field Placement and Seminar II
  • SW 390 - Senior Seminar (Capstone Course)

General Electives (5 courses of student's choice)

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