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.
Students must maintain a cumulative 2.50 grade point average in all course work applicable to the social work curricula, defined as all courses in the major and the required minor(s).
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- Total Credits Required for Degree120
- General Education30-40
- Required Courses in Major48
- Human Behavior Cluster Minor*28
- HS 273 LGBT History (4 cr.) or
- BI 104 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 cr.) or
- BI 207 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4 cr.) or
- 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 28 credit hour minimum.
This major does not require a minor.