Degree Details

Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog 2019-2021 (PDF) for more information about this degree.

Baccalaureate Social Work Majors

This is a list of required courses for social work majors. The social work courses should be taken in the sequence suggested below. Transfer students or students switching majors in their sophomore year have the option to take the sophomore social work courses in their junior year. The faculty strongly recommends that the sequence guide be followed for optional educational benefit.

Fall                                                                                              

Spring

 Freshman: Gen Ed = General Education Courses  Refer to status sheet

FST 1010 The College Experience                                                                      
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology BIO 1100 Basic Human Biology
PSY 1110 General Psychology Any 2000 level Social Work Course offered
Gen Ed Courses Gen Ed Courses
 Sophomore

MAT 1150A Statistics PSY 3260 Abnormal Psychology
SPA 1010 Beginning Spanish I or Sign Language I Gen Ed Courses or Electives
SWK 2000 Intro to the Profession of Social Work
(offered fall and spring) Gen Ed Courses or Electives
Any 2000 level Social Work Course offered
 Junior

SWK 2000 Introduction to the Profession of Social Work SWK 3420 Social Welfare Policy II
 
SWK 2410 Issues in Social Welfare I
SWK 3510 Generalist Practice I
 
SWK 3430 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SWK 3440 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SWK 2500 Diversity - (Offered fall and spring, can be taken in Sophomore or Junior Year) SWK 2500 Diversity - (Offered fall and spring, can be taken in Sophomore or Junior Year)
SWK 3600 Social Work Research - (Offered fall and spring, can be taken in Sophomore or Junior Year) SWK 3600 Social Work Research - (Offered fall and spring, can be taken in Sophomore or Junior Year)
Gen Ed Courses or Electives Gen Ed Courses or Electives
 Senior (all courses must be taken concurrently):

SWK 4520 Generalist Practice II SWK 4530 Generalist Practice III
SWK 4600 Field Instruction I SWK 4610 Field Instruction II
SWK 4900 Capstone I SWK 4910 Capstone II
SWK 4800 Intro Quantitative Data Analysis
Three credits of the following electives must be taken in the Junior or Senior year. Students may take 3 credits in gerontology or the social work elective equivalent. Check the course offerings booklet for availability.

Course Credits
SWK 3410 Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

3

SWK 3480 Working with Victims of Rape, Incest and Sexual Assault  
1

SWK 3500 The Professional Encounter 4
SWK 3520 HIV and Aids 1
SWK 3530 Substance Abuse 1
SWK 3550 Social Issues in Film 3
SWK 3560 Children with Special Needs 1
SWK 3570 Human Services in Health Care 1
GRN 2010 Intro to Gerontology 3
GRN 2020 Aging and Nutrition 1
GRN 2340 Film Festival on Aging 1
GRN 2410 Substance Abuse and the Elderly 1
GRN 2430 Elder Abuse 1
GRN 2450 Palliative Care 1
GRN 2280 Aging and Mental Health 3
GRN 2530 Aging in Society  3
GRN 3270 Geriatric Assessment and Evaluation                                3

Social Work Core Requirements for Junior and Transfer Student Majors:
First Year Sequence

Course   Credits
SWK 2000 Introduction to the Profession of Social Work 3
SWK 2410 Issues in Social Welfare I 3
SWK 2500 Diversity 3
SWK 3420 Issues in Social Welfare Policy II 3
SWK 3430 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3
SWK 3440 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3
SWK 3510 Generalist Practice I 3
SWK 3600 Social Work Research 3


Second Year Sequence

Course   Credits
SWK 4520 Generalist Practice II 3
SWK 4530 Generalist Practice III 3
SWK 4600 Field Instruction I 6
SWK 4610 Field Instruction II 6
SWK 4900 Capstone I 2
SWK 4910 Capstone II 2
SKW 4800 Intro Quantitative Data Analysis   1


Electives

Course   Credits
SWK 3450 Contemporary Issues 3
SWK 3460 Crisis Intervention 3
SWK 3470 Spirituality in Social Work Practice 3
SWK 3480 Working with Victims of Rape, Incest and Sexual Assault 1
SWK 3500 The Professional Encounter 4
SWK 3520 HIV and Aids 1
SWK 3530 Substance Abuse 1
SWK 3540 Resilient Practitioner 1
GRN 2010 Intro to Gerontology 3
GRN 2020 Aging and Nutrition 1
GRN 2340 Film Festival on Aging 1
GRN 2410 Substance Abuse and the Elderly 1
GRN 2430 Elder Abuse 1
GRN 2280 Aging and Mental Health 3
GRN 2530 Aging in Society 3
GRN 3270 Geriatric Assessment and Evaluation 3


Social Work Related Requirements, if not previously taken:

Course   Credits
BIO 1100 Basic Biology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
MAT 1150A Basic Statistics 3
PSY 1110 General Psychology 3
PSY 3260 Abnormal Psychology 3
SPA 1010 Beginning Spanish I or Sign Language I       3


Social Work Plan of Study for Full-Time Students

Junior Year
Fall Semester         Credits
SWK 2000 Intro to SWK* 3
SWK 2500 Diversity* 3
SWK 2410 Issues in Social Welfare I                                3
SWK 3430 Human Behavior I 3
SWK 3600 SW Practice in Research* 3
Electives

Can be taken in Fall or Spring Semester (check course offerings for availability)
Offerings include 1 and 3 credit courses (see general education requirements)

See list of electives

Senior Year - All courses must be taken concurrently

Fall Semester
SWK 4520 Practice II 3
SWK 4600 Field Instruction I (and Internship - 14 hours per week.) 6
SWK 4900  Capstone I 2
Spring Semester
SWK 4530  Practice III 3
SWK 4600 Field Instruction II (and Internship - 14 hours per week.) 6
SWK 4910 Capstone II 2
SWK 4800 Intro Quantitative Data Analysis 1
Electives
Can be taken in Fall or Spring Semester (check course offerings for availability)

Offerings include 1 and 3 credit courses (see general education requirements)
Aging Studies/Gerontology courses may be taken as Social Work electives.
See list of electives

*Recommended Sophomore year or first semester of Junior Year.


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