Social Work Plan

Bachelor of Social Work Degree.

Visit the Social Work Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

Gen Ed Reading/Writing CW (ENGL 100) - 3
Gen Ed Nat. State, Local Gvt SB (POLS 114) - 3
Gen Ed Humanities/FineArts HF - 3
Gen Ed Science S - 3
SOWK 150 Introduction to Social Work Services - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Gen Ed Speaking/Listening CS (COMS 101) - 3
Gen Ed Biology SL (BIOL 100) - 3
Gen Ed Psychology SB (PSYC 101) - 3
Gen Ed HW (PE activity course) - .5
ECON 100 Modern Economics - 3
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology - 3
Total semester credits - 15.5

Sophomore Year

Gen Ed Advanced Communication CA (ENGL 200) - 3
SOWK 205 Introduction to Social Work and
Social Welfare - 3
SOWK 250 Use, Abuse and Addiction - 3
Liberal Arts (BIOL 253) - 3
Liberal Arts/Language - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - .5
Total semester credits - 15.5

SOWK 215 Human Behavior and Social Environment - 3
SOWK 260 Practice with Diverse Populations - 3
Gen Ed Humanities/Fine Arts HF - 3
General Education HW (P ED 108) - 1
General Education M (PSYC 201) - 3
Global Perspectives Course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

SOWK 324 Theory and Practice of Social Work I - 3
SOWK 350 Social Welfare Policy - 3
Gen Ed Multidisciplinary Inquiry MD - 3
Directed Elective Course - 3
Liberal Arts Course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

SOWK 300 Research Methods - 3
SOWK 325 Theory and Practice of Social Work II - 3
SOWK 389 Special Topics - 3
Elective Course - 3
Liberal Arts Course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

SOWK 424 Advanced Interviewing
and Crisis Intervention - 3
SOWK 472 Social Work Field Instruction - 6
SOWK 480 Senior Integrative Seminar - 3
SOWK 389 Special Topics - 3
Total semester credits - 15

SOWK 426 Theory and Practice of Social Work III - 3
SOWK 472 Social Work Field Instruction - 6
SOWK 481 Integrating Practice and Research - 3
Elective Course - 2
Total semester credits - 14

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 29-33 cr.
Major Required Courses - 54 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 8 cr.
Directed Electives - 3 cr.
Credits to Degree - 121 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

 


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