Four Year Plan

Bachelor of Social Work: 2016-2017 Academic Year

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.

Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.



Fall Spring

YEAR I
ENG 1000: Introduction into Academic Writing 4      IDS 1610: Being Human  4
MTH 1100: College Algebra 4 PSC 2110: US Government 4
GWC 1000: GWC College Experience 4 SOC 1100: Introduction to Society 4
PSY 1100: General Psychology (IS) 4 SWK Elective (IA) 4
  16   16

YEAR II
IDS 2020: Trajectories of Human History or
Distribution Requirement*
4 IDS 2030: Science and Society or Distribution Requirement 4
SWK 2500: Survey of Social Work 4 SWK Elective 4
Distribution Requirement (CAE or SRQA or CC)* 4 Distribution Requirement (CAE or SRQA or CC)* 4
Distribution Requirement (CAE or SRQA or CC)* 4 Elective 4
  16   16

YEAR III
IDS 3040: Global Justice 4 SWK 3400: HBSE II: Adult Lifespan 4
SWK 3140: Social Work with Groups 4 SWK Elective 4
SWK 3210: HBSE I: Infancy to Adolescence 4 Elective 4
SWK 3150: Social Welfare Institutions & Policies 4  
IDS 3500 Junior Mentoring 0.5 IDS 3500 Junior Mentoring 0.5
  16.5     12.5

YEAR IV
SWK 4110: Social Work w/Individuals & Families 4 SWK 4120: Integrative Seminar in Social Work 4
SWK 4200: Social Work Research I 4 SWK 4300: Social Work Research II 4
SWK 4210: Field Instruction I 4 SWK 4220: Field Instruction II 4
SWK 4010: Social Work with Communities & Orgs    4   4
16 12
    Total Semester Hours 121


Required supportive liveral arts courses
PSY 1100: General Psychology
PSC 2110: US Government
SOC 1100: Introduction to Society

Note: This Four Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections. Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic/Faculty advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.

*Distribution & General Education Requirement Notes:

Complete at least one course from each of the following categories"

  • Cultures and Civilizations (CC): PHL, REL
  • Individual and Society (IS): PSC, PSY, SOC*
  • Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis (SRQA): BIO, CHM, MST, NSM, ES/SUS
  • Integration and Application (IA): NUR, SWK, REC, GWC 1400*
  • Students must complete either IDS 2020 OR IDS 2030 (not both)

*Categories will be completed with major requirements

Open House and Visit Days
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Saturday, February 04, 2017
Saturday, April 01, 2017