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Core BSW Courses

  48 required credits in social work courses including practicum or internship

  Courses must be taken in proper sequence for accreditation standards

 


 

 

BSW Program Pre-Major Required Courses

  • SW 1010 Social Work and Social Welfare*
  • PSY 1010 General Psychology or PSY 1011 (Honors version)*
  • SOC 1010 Intro to Sociology*
  • POLS 1100 US National Government or HONOR 2212*
  • WRTG 2010, HONOR 2211, or other WR2 equivalent course
  • MATH 1030 or other QA equivalent course
  • General Education requirements met

 

 

*Students will need to earn at least a C in these courses and have completed the courses within the last ten years to fulfill the requirement.

 

 

BSW Required Course List - 48 total credits

Course Credits Description
SW 2100 Human Behavior and the Social Environment 3 Description
SW 3000 Applied Social Work Statistics 4 Description
SW 3110 Social Work Practice 1: Individuals and Families 3 Description
SW 3400 Developmental Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect  3 Description
SW 3550 Social Diversity and Cultural Understanding 4 Description
SW 4100 Global Community-Based Research 3 Description
SW 4301 Social Welfare Policy 3 Description
SW 4401 Social Work Research and Evaluation 3 Description
SW 4430 Social Work Practice 2: Groups  3 Description
SW 4440 Social Work Practice 3: Communities and Organizations  3 Description
SW 4444 Advanced Social Work Writing   3 Description
SW 4702 Social Work Practicum  12 Description
SW 4782 Social Work Practicum Seminar  1 Description

 Download the Course Checklist

 

 

Sample 4 Year Plan

Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

 

First Year 

Fall Semester Credits
SW 1010 3
SOC 1010 3
General Education - WR2 3
General Education - QA  3
General Education - HF  3
Total Hours: 15
Spring Semester Credits
POLS 1100 3
General Education - FF 3
General Education - HF 3
General Education - SF/AS  3
General Electives 3
Total Hours: 15

 

Second Year 

Fall Semester Credits
PSY 1010 4
SW 3000 4
General Education - SF 3
General Education - FF  3
General Electives 2
Total Hours: 16
Spring Semester Credits
SW 2100 3
SW 3110 3
SW 3550 4
SW 4444  3
General Electives 3
Total Hours: 16

 

Third Year 

Fall Semester Credits
SW 4100 3
SW 4430 3
SW 3400 3
General Electives  7
Total Hours: 16
Spring Semester Credits
SW 4301 3
SW 4401 3
SW 4440 3
General Electives 7
Total Hours: 16

 

Fourth Year 

Fall Semester Credits
General Electives 15
   
Total Hours: 15
Spring Semester Credits
SW 4702 12
SW 4782 1
Total Hours: 13

 

 

Last Updated: 4/14/21