2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Social Work, BSW

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree is available. Social work is also available as a double major on the BS or BA degrees and as a minor on most degrees.

Requirements for the BSW total 124 semester hours

Include:

BIOL 10003Contemporary Issues in Biology

3

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

PSYC 10213General Psychology

3

The following 12 hours are considered foundation courses and should be taken according to course prerequisites and requirements:

Foundation Courses 12 semester hours:

SOWO 10833Introduction to Social Work

3

SOWO 30803Professional Communication in Social Work

3

SOWO 30863Social Welfare Policy

3

SOCI 20213Introductory Sociology

3

OR

SOCI 20223Social Problems

3

Social Work Courses 27 semester hours:

SOWO 30833Macro Social Work Practice

3

SOWO 30843Human Behavior and Social Environment I

3

SOWO 30853Human Behavior and Social Environment II

3

SOWO 30883Micro Social Work Practice

3

SOWO 40813Research Methods in Social Work

3

SOWO 40886Field Education I

6

SOWO 40896Field Education II

6

Twelve hours chosen from SOWO electives:

SOWO 30433Social Work Practice with Children

3

SOWO 30523Addictions

3

SOWO 30533Social Work in the Criminal Justice System

3

SOWO 30553Social Work with Adolescents

3

SOWO 30573Child Welfare

3

SOWO 30583Social Work and Diversity

3

SOWO 40413Animal Assisted Therapy and Social Work

3

SOWO 40423Ethics in Social Work Practice

3

SOWO 40433Intimate Partner Violence & Social Work

3

SOWO 40443School Social Work

3

SOWO 40463Social Work with Groups and Families

3

SOWO 40513Approaches to Healthy Aging

3

SOWO 40523Law and Social Work

3

SOWO 40543Social Work with Older Adults

3

SOWO 40563Death and Dying

3

The following options may also be taken to meet the social work elective requirement. Prior approval of the BSW program director should be obtained before taking these courses to meet major requirement.

SOWO 10533Freshman Seminar in Social Work

3

SOWO 30003Honors Tutorial in Social Work

3

SOWO 40003Senior Honors Research Project

3

SOWO 40510Directed Study in Social Work

1.00-20.00

SOWO 40520Contemporary Topics in Social Work

1.00-3.00