The Social Work Major

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Curriculum

University Core Requirements (41 hours)

Undergraduate students must complete 41 semester hours of course work in the University Core Curriculum.

List of University Core courses at Office of Undergraduate Studies

College Core Requirements (8 hours)

Students must complete 8 semester hours of coursework from the following College Core Curriculum.

This table charts the number of credit hours within each subject area needed to complete the College Core requirements.
Courses Hours
Foreign Language
4
Foreign Language
4
Supporting Coursework of (16-18 hours)

Students must complete 16-18 semester hours of course work from the following Supporting Courses.

This table charts the number of credit hours within each subject area needed to complete the Supporting Coursework requirements.
Courses Hours
SOCY 2050 Crime & Justice in America
3
PSYC 2010 Intro to Psychology
3
STAT 2010 Statistics for Social-Beh Sciences
4
SOCY 3500 Minorities
3
SOCY 3700 Methods of Social Research
3
(M) Major Concentration (42 hours)

Students must complete 42 semester hours of course work from the following required Major courses.

This table charts the number of credit hours within each subject area needed to complete the Universtiy Core requirements.
Courses Hours
SOWO 2000 Intro to Social Work
3
SOWO 2650 History of Social Work
3
SOWO 3800 Human Beh in Social Environment I
3
SOWO 3850 Human Beh in Social Environment II
3
SOWO 3910 Field Practicum
3
SOWO 4060 Social Work Methods I
3
SOWO 4070 Social Work Methods II
3
SOWO 4080 Social Work Methods III
3
SOWO 4090 Social Welfare Policy
3
SOWO 4920 Social Work Internship
9
SOWO 4950 Senior Integrative Seminar
3
Students must select one Professional Elective from the following:
This table charts the number of credit hours within each subject area needed to complete the Universtiy Core requirements.
Courses Hours
SOCY 3300 Sociology of the Family
3
SOWO 3500 Child Welfare
3
SOWO 3600 Aging Issues and Services
3
SOWO 3700 Addictions
3
SOWO 4970 Social Work Special Topics
3

Electives (13 hours)

Students must complete 13 hours of elective course work. Students must select a minimum of 6 hours in the Social Sciences. Social Science coursework options include ANTH, ECON, GEOG (1010 only), HDFS, POLI, PSYC, SOCY, SOWO.

Total Hours Required: 120

Last Updated: September 04, 2012