Social Work

Major: Social Work

Catalog: 2015-2016

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4 SWRK 180 Introduction to Social Welfare 3
PSYC 150 General Psychology 3 SOCI 150 Principles of Sociology 3  
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *HIST GE Requirement 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
*Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
SWRK 210 Introduction to Criminal Justice (only take for Criminal Justice Emphasis; if doing General Track take LITR GE Requirement) 3 SWRK 290 Diversity Issues in Social Work 3
ECON 202 Macroeconomics (recommended) 3   *Humanities Fine Arts Elective GE Requirement 2-3
  *MATH GE Requirement 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Req (SOCI 310 recommended) 3
  *BIBL Elective GE Requirement 3   *LITR GE Requirement (if doing Criminal Justice Track or take 3 Elective Credits if doing General Track) 3
  *Humanities Fine Arts GE Requirement (PHIL 150 or PHIL 180 recommended) 3   Elective Credits 5
  *HHPA GE Requirement (activity class) 1      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 47 Cumulative Credits 63
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
SWRK 331 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3 SWRK 332 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
SWRK 391 Social Work Practice I 3 SWRK 392 Social Work Practice II 3
SWRK 370 Foundations of Social Work Practice 3 SWRK 475 Field Experience/Practicum I 3
SWRK 400** Social Work with Children (or take SOCI 360 or SOCI 410 if doing the Criminal Justice Emphasis) 3 SWRK 340 Statistical Procedures 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundation 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement (Juniors Abroad Option) 3
Elective Credits 2 Elective Credit 1
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 80 Cumulative Credits 96
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
SWRK 410** or SWRK 420 Social Work w/ Vulnerable Adults (or take Substance Abuse, Mental Health & Criminal Justice if doing the Criminal Justice Emphasis) 3 SWRK 393 Social Work Practice III 3
SWRK 440 Social Work Research Methods 3 SWRK 477 Field Experience/Practicum III 3
SWRK 460 Social Policy 3 SWRK 490 Senior Seminar 3
SWRK 476 Field Experience/Practicum II 3   Elective Credits 6
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3      
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

Some courses are offered in just the fall semester or spring semester. Some courses outside of the major are on a two year cycle. Students are responsible for knowing when courses are scheduled and planning appropriately.