Degree or Program Details


Social Work Major

Majors receive the bachelor of social work degree, which is recognized as the entry level credential for social work practice. Graduates are prepared as generalists for careers in mental health, health care, the court system, substance abuse and spouse abuse programs, among others.

Student interested in this major should refer to the program’s admission and professional standards, retention policy and field instruction guidelines outlined above.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 48

Human Behavior Cluster Minor* 27-29
     NAS 204 Native American Experience (4 cr.) [II] or
     HS 233 Native American History (4 cr.) [IV] or
     HS 273 Gay and Lesbian History (4 cr.) or
     HS 283 The American Woman (4 cr.) [II] or
BI 100 Biological Science (4 cr.) [III] or 3-5
     BI 201 Human Anatomy (3 cr.) or
     BI 202 Human Physiology (5 cr.)
     EC 201 Microeconomic Principles (4 cr.) or
     EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles (4 cr.) or

*Transfer courses must be at least two-credit equivalents for each course. Transfer students can use electives from any discipline in the cluster to satisfy the 27 credit -hour minimum.