Social Work Requirements (BA/BS)

Students may declare a Social Work major at anytime. But entry into the Social Work Professional Training Program is by application only and students must be formally admitted into the professional training program before they may enroll in SOCWORK 371.  The professional training admission criteria include: completion of 40 or more college credits; a combined cumulative GPA of 2.50 (including all UW-W and transfer course grades); completion of GENED 130 or PSYCH 211; completion of SOCWORK 102 with a grade of C or better; concurrent enrollment or completion of SOCWORK 101 and SOCWORK 311, both with grades of C or better. 

Major Requirements - 37 units, 2.25 GPA in the major and grades of C or better in all major courses are required for graduation
Social Work Foundations:
INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WELFARE (GS)
HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I
Social Work Professional Training Program (admission required):
SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I
SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE II
SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY
SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH
SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE III
SENIOR SEMINAR IN SOCIAL WORK
SOCIAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Unique Requirements - 10-11 units
POLISCI 141AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS (GS)3
GENED 130INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY (GS)3
or PSYCH 211 INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY (GS)
Select one of the following (transfer students may substitute another department approved Biology course):4-5
BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS (GL)
INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I (GL)
Total Units10-11

Milestone: Students are required to complete an exit survey prior to graduation. This exit survey is distributed during SOCWORK 493.