Social Work Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Social Work

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
Including:
LOPER 8: Natural Science
General Biology
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements
STAT 235Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences3
or STAT 241 Elementary Statistics
or PSY 250 Behavioral Statistics
Major Option
Complete all required courses48
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum38
Total Credit Hours120

Social Work students should work closely with their advisor to ensure completion of all institutional and major requirements; attainment of the minimum 2.5 GPA required for admission into the program and for advancement into the professional practice sequence; achievement of a grade of "C" or above for all courses within the major (SOWK designated courses only).

Major Option

Social Work Requirements
SOWK 170Introduction to Social Welfare3
SOWK 172Human Service Ethics and Experience3
SOWK 400Human Behavior in the Social Environment3
SOWK 410Social Policy & Programs3
SOWK 420Diversity and Social Justice3
SOWK 440Fundamentals of Research in Social Welfare3
SOWK 441Social Work Practice with Individuals & Families3
SOWK 442Social Work Practice with Groups3
SOWK 443Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SOWK 480Field Placement I3
SOWK 481Field Placement II3
SOWK 482Senior Social Work Seminar3
Social Work Electives
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Social Work with Latino Populations
Introduction to Disabilities
Introduction to Mental Health Issues
International Social Work Experience
Aging Services
Child Welfare Services
Social Work in Rural Settings
Child Abuse and Neglect
Social Work in Legal Settings
School Social Work
Medical Social Work
Violence Across the Lifespan
Special Topics in Social Work
Special Studies in Social Work
Total Credit Hours48