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[School of Social Work]

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

The following courses are required for the B.S.W. degree and include University Core Curriculum requirements as well as the state's general education requirements. Students must complete the foreign language (FL) requirement. (See "Core Curriculum" in this catalog.)

CourseHours
EN 101 and EN 102, or EN 101 and EN 103 (FC) 6
Fine arts (FA)3
Literature (L)1 3
Humanities (HU) or fine arts (FA) or literature electives (L)1 6
PY 101 (SB) 3
SOC 101 (SB) 3
HY 101 or 102 Western civilization (HI)1 3
EC 111 (SB)2 3
BSC 109 with lab (N) 4
Natural science with lab (N) 4
Mathematics (MA)3 3
BER 345 or other statistics course 3
Foreign language (FL) 4-8
ANT 100, ANT 102, or ANT 1033
PY 3583
SOC 205 or PY 3723
Free electives11-15
Social work electives (two courses)6
SW 1003
SW 2003
SW 3513
SW 401 (W) 3
SW 4103
SW 4113
SW 4203
SW 440 (W), SW 441, and SW 4429
SW 443 2
SW 49010
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Total: 120


1 Students must have a two-course sequence in either HI or L.
2 EC 110 is the prerequisite for EC 111.
3Note that math courses have prerequisites that must be met.

A student may choose to vary the sequence of courses outside the School of Social Work and take some electives in the freshman and sophomore years. However, EN 101 and EN 102, the freshman composition courses, must be taken in the freshman year. A student may be able to take fewer hours than the 15-16 hours per semester by going to summer session.

Suggested Course Sequence
 
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
Course Hours Course Hours
EN 101 3 EN 102 or EN 103 3
Mathematics above MATH 100 3 ANT 100, ANT 102, or ANT 103 3
PY 101 3 Fine arts (FA) 3
Foreign language 3-4 Foreign language 3-4
SW 100 3 SOC 101 3
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15-16 15-16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
Course Hours Course Hours
Literature (L) 3 HI or L 3
EC 110* or elective 3 EC 111 3
SW 200 3 Social work elective 3
HY 101 or HY 102 3 SOC 205 or PY 372 3
BSC 109 with lab 4 Natural science with lab 4
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16 16
 
JUNIOR YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
Course Hours Course Hours
Statistics 3 SW 401 3
PY 358* 3 SW 411 3
SW 410 3 SW 441 3
SW 351 3 SW 442 3
SW 440 3 HU/ FA/L 3
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15 15
 
SENIOR YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
Course Hours Course Hours
SW 490 10 Social work elective 3
SW 443 2 Free elective or HU/FA course 3
SW 420 3 Free electives 5-7
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15 11-13


*Social work majos are permitted to take PY 358 without having completed the usual 6 hours or prerequisites.

Social work electives. The courses listed below may be used to earn the required hours of social work electives. Students also may choose undergraduate social work electives offered during the Interim term.

SW 206 Growing Old in America
SW 208 Juvenile Delinquency: Causes, Control, and Services
SW 210 Family and Child Welfare
SW 212 Death, Dying, and Bereavement
SW 300 Selected Topics in Social Work
SW 416 Human Sexuality
SW 498 Independent Study

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