Social Work B.S.W.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Select one of the following:3  
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)
University/State Core Fine Arts Course3  
1013 Elementary II World Language Course (or higher level, depending on placement)3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Select one of the following:  4
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
   
ANTH 1013 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Sp, Su)
& ANTH 1011L Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory (Fa)
   
Select one of the following as needed:  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
2003 Intermediate I World Language Course (or higher level)  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Select one of the following as needed:3  
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
SCWK 2133 Introduction to Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
ENGL 2003 Advanced Composition (Sp, Su, Fa)
or ENGL 2013 Essay Writing (Sp, Su)
3  
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113) (Sp, Fa)3  
University/State Core Social Science requirement3  
General Elective  3
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement  4
SCWK 3193 Human Diversity and Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)1, 2  3
Statistics (SOCI, STAT, etc) (4 Hours if SOCI)  3-4
HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123) (Sp, Fa)  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
SCWK 4093 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (Sp, Fa)1, 23  
SCWK 4153 Social Welfare Policy (Sp, Fa)1, 23  
SCWK Elective1, 23  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or PHIL 2103 Introduction to Ethics (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
3  
Upper Level Social Science1, 2, 33  
SCWK 4073 Social Work Research and Technology I (Sp, Fa)1, 2  3
SCWK 4333 Social Work Practice I (Sp, Fa)1, 2  3
SCWK 4103 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (Sp, Fa)1, 2  3
SCWK Elective1, 2  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
SCWK 4343 Social Work Practice II (Sp, Fa)1, 23  
SCWK 4733 Social Work Practice III (Sp, Fa)1, 23  
SCWK 4434 Social Work Internship I (Sp, Su, Fa)1, 24  
SCWK 4412 Field Seminar I (Sp, Su, Fa)1, 22  
General Electives 3  
SCWK 4444 Social Work Internship II (Sp, Su, Fa)2  4
SCWK 4422 Field Seminar II (Sp, Su, Fa)2  2
Upper Level Social Science1,2,3  3
General Electives (as needed to total 120 degree credit hours)  3-4
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.

3

3000-4000 level social science electives to be selected from Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Political Science, Communictions, Geosciences, African and African American Studies, or Human Environmental Sciences.