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. State minimum core 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) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (either math 1203 or Math 1313)
or MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
3  
Select one of the following (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3):3  
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
State Minimum Core Fine Arts Course (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)13  
1013 Elementary II World Language Course (or higher level, depending on placement)3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
Select one of the following (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4):  4
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
   
ANTH 1013 Introduction to Biological Anthropology
& ANTH 1011L Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory
   
Select one of the following as needed (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3):  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  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 (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3):3  
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
SCWK 2133 Introduction to Social Work3  
ENGL 2003 Advanced Composition
or ENGL 2013 Essay Writing
3  
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2, 3.3, and 4.1)3  
State Minimum Core Social Sciences requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)3  
General Elective  3
Science State State Minimum Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
SCWK 3193 Human Diversity and Social Work (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 4.1 and 4.2)2, 3  3
Statistics (SOCI, STAT, etc) (4 Hours if SOCI)  3-4
HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2, 3.3, and 4.1)  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
SCWK 4093 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I2, 33  
SCWK 4153 Social Welfare Policy2, 33  
SCWK Elective2, 33  
Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2 and 5.1:
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103)
or PHIL 2103 Introduction to Ethics (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003)
3  
Upper Level Social Science2, 3, 43  
SCWK 4073 Social Work Research and Technology I (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)2, 3  3
SCWK 4333 Social Work Practice I2, 3  3
SCWK 4103 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II2, 3  3
SCWK Elective2, 3  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
SCWK 4343 Social Work Practice II2, 33  
SCWK 4733 Social Work Practice III2, 33  
SCWK 4434 Social Work Internship I2, 34  
SCWK 4412 Field Seminar I2, 32  
General Electives 3  
SCWK 4444 Social Work Internship II3  4
SCWK 4422 Field Seminar II3  2
Upper Level Social Science2, 3, 4  3
General Electives (as needed to total 120 degree credit hours)  3-4
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120