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Social Work, B.S. major

Required Credits: 70
Required GPA: 2.50


All individual social work courses must reflect a letter grade of a C or better. Prospective students may apply for admission to the Social Work Program during their sophomore year or when nearing completion of their liberal education coursework. Students are encouraged to enroll in supporting foundation courses as part of their liberal education coursework. In addition, students must either have completed or enrolled in three pre-BSW program courses during the semester of application. All individual social work courses must reflect a letter grade of C or better and an overall social work GPA of 2.50 or better.


Complete the following courses:

Select 1 of the following courses:


Complete the following courses prior to or during the
semester of application for admission to the BSW

Select 1 of the following diversity courses:


Complete the following after being accepted into the
Social Work Program

Complete the following course for 12 credits after
successful completion of all BSW program courses with
a C or higher and major GPA of 2.5 or higher:

  • SOWK 4970 Internship (6-12 credits)
    (Complete for 12 credits)


Program Learning Outcomes | Social Work, B.S.

1. Apply & communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice.

2. Apply self-awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients.

3. Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and oral, written and electronic communication.

4. Make ethical decisions by applying the standards of the NASW Code of Ethics, relevant laws and regulations, and additional codes of ethics.

5. Present self as learners and engage clients and constituencies of their own experiences.

6. Use reflection & self-regulation to manage personal values & maintain professionalism in practice situations.

7. Use supervision & consultation to guide decision-making behavior.