SOCIAL WORK (Bachelor of Social Work)

Students enrolled in the professional curriculum must complete a total of 192 quarter hours, including the general studies requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree, the core requirements in the areas of social work, sociology, and psychology, and cognates in human biology, economics, and political science. These include 14 hours of field practicum the senior year, which involves 420 clock hours in a supervised professional social work practice setting. In addition SOWK 495, Colloquium, is required of all junior and senior social work majors while in residence. Senior students are required to take the School of Social Work and Sociology comprehensive examination.
 
Major Requirements:

 
Social Work
SOWK264Introduction to Social Work 3
SOWK266Social Welfare as a Social Institution 3
SOWK350Field Practicum Orientation 1
SOWK361Human Behavior and the Social Environment 2
SOWK371Social Work Practice with Individuals 4
SOWK372Social Work Practice with Small Groups 4
SOWK373Social Work Practice with Marriage/Family 3
SOWK375Social Welfare Policy and Services 3
SOWK465Administration and Community Planning 3
SOWK466Comparative Theories of Social Work Practice 3
SOWK490Field Practicum 14
SOWK495Colloquium 0
  (required of all Social Work juniors and 
  seniors while in residence) 

Sociology

SOCI204General Sociology 4
SOCI236Racial and Ethnic Relations 3
SOCI324Human Development and the Family 4
SOCI451Research Methods 4
SOCI452, 453Research Practicum I, II 2

Psychology

PSYC130General Psychology  4

Electives (18 Total)

Psychology 3-7
Social Work 6-15
Anthropology, Corrections, Sociology 0-8
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82

 
Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the social work adviser.
 

Cognates:

ECON204Fundamentals of Economics  4
Choose one (1) from each of the following:
BIOL101General Biology4
   or
BIOL105Biology for General Studies
   or
BIOL201Anatomy and Physiology
PLSC224American Government4
   or
SOCI455Western Political and Social Theory

 


MAJOR IN SOCIOLOGY (Bachelor of Arts)

A student majoring in sociology must complete 45 quarter hours in the major, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Graduate Record Examination, general and subject (sociology) sections.
 
Major Requirements:
SOCI204General Sociology 4
SOCI451Research Methods 4
SOCI452, 453Research Practicum I, II 2
SOCI455Western Political and Social Theory 4
SOCI494Cooperative Education 2
Electives (14 must be upper division) 29
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45

 
Electives may be chosen from the following courses: All SOCI prefixes, ANTH 225, CORR 285, CORR 385, CORR 387, SOWK 266 and SOWK 465. Approval of sociology adviser required.
 

Cognate:

HIST 454Classical Political Thought 4
MATH206Applied Statistics 4

 


MINOR IN SOCIAL WORK

A student minoring in social work must complete 30 quarter hours:
 
SOCI204General Sociology 4
SOCI324Human Development and the Family 4
SOWK264Introduction to Social Work 3
SOWK266Social Welfare as a Social Institution 3
Electives 16
_______
30

 
Approval of social work adviser required.
 



MINOR IN SOCIOLOGY

A student minoring in sociology must complete 30 quarter hours:
 
SOCI204General Sociology 4
Electives (3 must be upper division) 26
_______
30

 
Approval of sociology adviser required.