Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Work, BSW


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General Education Requirements


Competencies

Competencies must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits.

Basic College Mathematics

Reading Comprehension

General Education Categories (34-35 credits total)

FYS, W-I, and OC courses must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits. Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines. First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements. 

FYS

First Year Seminar (Required of all freshmen and transfers with fewer than 15 transfer credits) 3 credits

W-I

Written Communication Level I 3 credits

OC

Oral Communication 3 credits
PGR Personal Growth and Responsibility 3 credits
CEA Creative Expression and Appreciation 3 credits
HP The Human Past 3 credits
CS Contemporary Society 3 credits
WC World Cultures 3 credits
#SR Scientific Reasoning Laboratory Course 4 credits
Any Scientific Reasoning Course 3-4 credits
QR Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits

  Written Communication (Level II and Level III) and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice

Courses taken for Written Communication Level II, Level III and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  Credits will be counted in the area where they apply.

W-II Written Communication - Level II
W-III Written Communication - Level III
DPDS Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice

       Students may choose to use support courses to satisfy general education categories, but may not be required to do so.  Note:  If a course is used to satisfy two or more requirements (for example, a support course and Scientific Reasoning requirement), the credits are counted in only one place.  Using a course to satisfy more than one requirement does not reduce the credit total required for graduation.  

       Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines.  First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements.

#       These Scientific Reasoning General Education Category courses do not have to be a sequence or be from the same discipline.

        Level II and Level III Written Communications courses and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  The credits are counted only in one area.

♦        Exceptions in the timing of these courses will be made for transfer students.

 

Courses in Major (54 credits total)


Electives (6 credits total)


  • SWK ____ Social Work Elective (3 credits)

      % SWK or approved Elective

♥ Required Support Courses (22 credits total)


Free Electives (9 credits total)


 

May be necessary to take additional credits to attain the minimum 120 credits required for graduation depending on choices made for general education or minor selection.

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Additional Information and Notes


                †           Required for program continuation and to enter SWK305: a 2.7 average SWK101 , 102 , 200 , (or 510 261 , and 270 .

         A 2.7 average is required in SWK101 , 102 , 200 , 261 270 , 301  and 302  in order to enter SWK401 / 404  /405 . 

*          Recommended courses PSY212  or 215 .

►       Recommended courses BIO121 , 122 , or 124 .

♠        These two courses will satisfy the Written Communications Levels II (SWK361 ) and III (SWK401 ) requirements.

                †        Required for program continuation and to enter SWK 305: a 2.7 average in SWK 101, 102, 200 (or 510), 261 and 270.

                ¶        A minimum grade of B- in SWK 305 is required in order to enter SWK 401/404/406.

                 *        Recommended courses PSY 212 or 215.

                %       In place of one social work elective, it is possible to substitute certain department approved courses. 

                           Approved courses will appear in the departmental section of the university catalog.

                 ◊        Must be taken concurrently with field and field seminar.

                ♫        Recommended course ECO 200.

                ►       Recommended courses BIO 121 or 122 or 124.

                ♠         These two courses will satisfy the Written Communications Levels II (SWK361) and III (SWK401) requirements.

 

                           Exceptions in the timing of courses will be made for transfer students

Total credits for graduation: 120


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