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Requirements

Requirements for the major in Social Work: 66 s.h. as follows: SOC 151, PSY 101, PSC 151, a course in statistics, SOC 282, CSC 100, PSY 341, SWK 231, 235, 300, 302, 315, 332, 350, 370, 420, 424, 432, 475, 480. Students must have a grade of C or better in all social work courses. The following courses should be completed in the freshman and sophomore year: SOC 151, PSY 101, PSC 151, CSC 100 and statistics. SWK 231 is the prerequisite for all social work courses except SWK 315 and 332. Students must complete college core requirements with a GPA of 2.0 or better in all work attempted.

Requirements for a minor in Social Work: SWK 231 and 15 s.h. of other SWK courses. (Please note that SWK 420, 424, 475, and 480 may be taken only by Social Work majors and may not be taken as part of the minor.)

Requirements for the minor in Gerontology with certification: 17-18 s.h. including GRN 301 and 350; SWK 235 or BIO 306; GRN 450 or 470; and 6 s.h. from one of the following tracks;

  • Health Care (BHC 200, BHC 430, SOC 305, SOC 388);
  • Physical Education/Wellness (PED 203, PED 205, PED 218, PED 400);
  • Social Work (SWK 302, SWK 315, SWK 380, SOC 305, SOC 388)
A student doing a senior level research project or internship in his or her major field may substitute that course for GRN 450 or 470 if it focuses on senior adults and meets the approval of the Director of the Gerontology Program.
 

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