Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: SOWK-BSW


 

Social Work Major, B.S.W.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (28-31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
SOWK 1010 - Introduction to Social Work   3 SOWK 1020 - Professional Values and Ethics   3
ENGL 1010 - Foundations in Writing                                                           3 ENGL 1020 - Written Communication & Critical Thinking   3
SOCI 1020 - Introduction to Sociology   3 Compass Core Class 3
RHSC 1100 - Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse: An Interprofessional Approach  (recommended course) 3 PSYC 1310 - Introduction to Psychology   3

 

 

CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam *

 

 

0-3

BIOL 1010 - Biology for Non-majors I /BIOL 1011 - Biology for Non-majors Laboratory  or

BIOL 1020 - Biology for Non-majors II /BIOL 1021 - Biology for Non-majors Laboratory II  or

BIOL 1110 - Biology for Science Majors Lecture I /BIOL 1111 - Biology for Science Majors Laboratory I  or 

HSCI 2010 - Anatomy and Physiology I /HSCI 2011 - Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I  

 

 

4

Fall Total 12-15 Spring Total 16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877  or Compass Core Class 3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   or Compass Core Class                       3
Compass Core Class 3 Compass Core Class 3
EDFN 2310 - Developmental Psychology   3 Oral Communication Compass Core Class 4
PSCI 1120 - Introduction to American Government   3 SOWK 1030 - Cultural Diversity   3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3 Free Elective Course 3
       
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
SOWK 3000 - Human Behavior/Social Environment   3 SOWK 3310 - Practice with Individuals   3
SOWK 3210 - Social Work Research   3 SOWK 3430 - Social Welfare Policy and Services                  3
SOWK 3300 - Interviewing and Recording Skills   3 Advisor Approved Elective Course 3
Advisor Approved Elective Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Free Elective Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (27 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
SOWK 4340 - Practice with Families and Groups                      3 SOWK 4330 - Practice with Organizations and Communities   3
SOWK 4451 - Field Education Practicum I   4 SOWK 4452 - Field Education Practicum II                                               4
SOWK 4454 - Field Education Seminar I   2 SOWK 4455 - Field Education Seminar II   2
Free Elective Course 3 Free Elective Course 4
Free Elective Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 16

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. CSCI 1100  has an accompanying required lab, CSCI 1150 . Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.