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Classification Degree BA Social Work Housing Status
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Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2018
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Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
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BA in Social Work Overview - 120 Credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required.
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated. If your
cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor to make plans
for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements Including
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
Major Requirements
See Major in Social Work section
General Electives
See Social Work General Electives section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRT 101FY*
Great Ideas or Elementary Statistics
MAT 110* or 120*
Concepts or Human Biology
BIO 100 or 132
Introduction to Anthropology
ANT 100
Psychology 200 level elective (C or higher)
PSY 202* or 210* or 211* or 215* or 222*
Major in Social Work
57 credits are required.
Minimum 2.33 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 27 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Students must earn a grade of C+ or higher in all major courses
American Government
PS 102
Introduction to Psychology
PSY 100
Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100
Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare Services
SW 200*
Social Welfare as an Institution
SW 210*
Human Behavior & Social Environment
SW 215*
Cultural Diversity
SW 220*
Social Work Research
SW 300*
Social Work Junior Seminar
SW 306*
Social Work Practice I
SW 309*
Social Work Practice II
SW 310*
Social Work Practice III
SW 311*
Social Work Practice IV
SW 312
Social Work Senior Field Practicum & Seminar I
SW 320*
Social Work Senior Field Practicum & Seminar II
SW 321*
Senior Seminar on Policy & Issues
SW 325*
SW 400*
Social Work General Electives
23 credits Electives
Senior Integrative Seminar