Total Number of Degree Hours: 123
The Social Work curriculum is designed to prepare students for professional careers in social services, including preparation for immediate employment and graduate study. The curriculum utilizes class and field instruction to develop and strengthen the attitudes, values, skills and knowledge essential for helping to alleviate problems that impair the social functioning of individuals, groups and communities. In addition to the formal requirements of the Social Work program, students are expected to demonstrate their interest and concern in social matters by way of active voluntary participation in campus activities, community groups, agencies and organizations related to human social services.
To be eligible for Practicum I and Practicum II, each student must satisfy the following requirements:
- Completion of all courses through the second semester of the junior year
- A grade of at least “C” in all major courses, including required psychology and sociology courses
- A cumulative average of at least 2.00
Academic credit for life experience and previous work experience shall not be given, in whole or in part, in lieu of social work courses.