May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology Major, B.S. and Social Work Major, B.S.W. Articulation Agreement


All students pursuing the dual degree must be in good academic standing, meet the admission requirements and be accepted into the BSW program, declare their psychology major with permission of their departmental or professional advisor, and inform both departments of their intent to pursue the dual degree.

Students pursuing the dual degree will formally declare by filling out the appropriate form, which will be available in both the Department of Psychology and the Department of Social Work, obtaining signatures from advisors in both departments (or the appropriate professional advisors), and delivering copies of the signed form to both departments, which will keep records of all students enrolled.

Requirements for the Articulation Agreement: 121-122 credits

Compass Core Curriculum

41-42 credits
Major Core 80 credits
TOTAL 121-122

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: PSYC-BS & SOWK-BSW Dual Degree  

Grade Minimum Requirement: Must earn a minimum grade of “C” in each Psychology and Social Work major core course

Transfer Requirements: No more than six (6) credits of transfer work will be accepted as Social Work credit.


College of Arts and Sciences : Visit link to view the complete list of B.S. degree requirements.

MATH 1530  

PHIL 2640  

COMM 2055  

Compass Core Curriculum  

These requirements include earning 40-43 credits in Strengthening Foundations, Understanding Natural and Social Worlds, Exploring Connections, Cultivate Artistic Awareness, and Growing as an Individual and Global Citizen categories.

Major specific courses listed in Compass Core Curriculum Requirements:

COMM 2055   

SOCI 1020  

BIOL 1010 /BIOL 1011  and BIOL 1020 /BIOL 1021  or BIOL 1110 /BIOL 1111  and BIOL 1120 /BIOL 1121  

MATH 1530  


Psychology and Social Work Core: 80 credits

Major Field Test

A major field test is required for graduating students. Please see advisor for more information.


For the complete catalog entry for all major program course options, visit the links below.

Psychology Major, B.S. (General Psychology Concentration)   

Social Work Major, B.S.W.  

Additional Information

Click here to view Degree and Graduation Requirements   for all ETSU students.

CSCI 1100   or Proficiency exam: Must be completed to meet Bachelor’s Degree Requirements. 

Most minors range from 18-24 credits. Those few minors with more than 24 credits may affect the number of free electives allowed.