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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
Two of the following courses16
ANT 100, ANT 102, ANT 103, ANT 270, EC 110, EC 111, GY 105,
    GY 110, PSC 101, PSC 103, PSC 211, or a freshman seminar,
    with advisor's approval
Statistics (BER 345, CJ 381, PY 211, or ST 260)3
BSC 108 or BSC 109 with lab (N)4
COM 123 (H)3
EN 101 and EN 102, or EN 101 and EN 103 (FC)6
HY 101 or HY 102 Western civilization (HI)23
PY 101 (SB)3
PY 3583
SOC 101 (SB)3
SOC 205 or PY 3723
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 4433
SW 4909
Fine arts (FA)3
Foreign language (FL)4–8
Free electives11–15
Humanities (HU) or fine arts (FA) or literature electives (L)23
Literature (L)23
Mathematics (MA)33
Natural science with lab (N)4
Social work electives (two courses)6
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Total: 120

1At lease one course must hold the SB designation, and the two courses selected must not be from the same department.
2Students must have a two-course sequence in either HI or L.
3Math 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.

Sample Course Sequence
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
EN 1013
PY 1013
SW 1003
Foreign language3–4
Mathematics above MATH 1003
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15–16
Second Semester
CourseHours
Freshman seminar3
EN 102 or EN 1033
SOC 1013
Fine arts (FA)3
Foreign language3ญญ–4
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15–16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester
BSC 109 with lab 4
EC 110 or PSC 1013
HY 101 or HY 1023
SW 2003
Literature (L) course3
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16
Second Semester
COM 1233
SOC 205 or PY 3723
(HI) or (L) course3
Natural science with lab 4
Social work elective3
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16
 
JUNIOR YEAR
First Semester
Statistics3
PY 358*3
SW 4103
SW 3513
SW 4403
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15
Second Semester
SW 401 3
SW 4113
SW 4413
SW 4423
GY 110 or ANT 1023
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15
 
SENIOR YEAR
First Semester
SW 4909
SW 4433
SW 4203
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15
Second Semester
Free elective or
  (HU)/(FA)/(L) course
3
Free electives5–7
Social work elective3
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11–13

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

Social work electives. Enrollment in social work electives is open to all University students. Electives vary with semester and year. Some may be offered during Interim session. The following courses are among those typically offered during a two-year period.

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