Curriculum Map

BS of Social Work Curriculum Map

General Education requirements should be completed in first 4 semesters

Students should follow this map as closely as possible and consult with their assigned academic advisor for specific guidance and course availability.

Conditional admissions students must complete all conditions within the first two semesters of college work. 


First Semester [Fall Semester]      [16-17 hours]                                                           

SWK 099 [required of all entering Freshmen with fewer than 30 hrs. 

ENG appropriate to ACT scores

            ACT score 14 or below ENG 095

            ACT 15-17   ENG 100

ENG 105 (GE) must also have ACT Reading Score of at least 20 or successful completion of both REA 100 and 120

COM 161 (GE)

Math appropriate to ACT scores

            ACT score 15 or below MAT 095

            ACT score 16-18   MAT 096

            ACT score 19 MAT 097

ACT Score 20 or above MAT 135 [MAT 117 may not be used as pre req for MAT 135]

SOC 133* (GE, Req.)

POL 140 (GE, Req.)

Second Semester [15-16 hours]

Math [Mat 135] or appropriate math if needed

ENG 105 if needed

Global Awareness Cultural Diversity (GE) One course from category

Psych 180 (GE, Req.)

Eco 140 (GE) or AGR 130  [not GE]

BIO 101 with Lab (4 hrs.) or another science with lab  [any bio is required for social work degree]

Third Semester  [15 hours]

CIV 202 (GE)

HUM 211 (GE)

CSC 199 (GE)

Mat if needed or second science to complete gen ed. category

Co-Requirement for Social Work Program  Class

Any missing Gen Ed. Class (SOC 231)

Fourth Semester [18 hours] – Students now begin lower division SWK courses

SWK 101

SWK 201

SWK 302 [or 301] *application for admission to SWK occurs in this class

SWK 225

Any missing Gen. Ed. or corequisite class

Co requirement class or if completed Free elective [may be a social work elective]

Social Work Upper Level Major Only Curriculum


Fifth Semester [15 hours]

SWK 301 [or 302]

SWK 310 *first of practice courses MUST be taken before 312, 313

SWK 311

Other core SWK class

SWK [elective from approved category]


Sixth Semester [15 hours]

SWK 350

SWK 312 or SWK 313** may be taken in either order, just not in the same semester

SWK 385 (as available fall or spring)

SWK Elective from approved category

SWK Elective

Seventh Semester [15 hours]

SWK 312 or SWK 313

SWK 303

SWK 498** must be taken last semester before internship

SWK Elective

SWK Elective

Eighth Semester  [12 hours]

  SWK 499 Internship 12 hours

*No other classes may taken during internship.  All university course work except for SWK 499 must be completed and certified by the registrar’s office before a student may register for SWK 499.


                                                        Updated 11/5/12