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BACHELOR OF Arts IN Social Work

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Recommended Degree Pathway for Social Work

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester. Also, 15 credits must be in courses numbered above 2999.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
BIO 1030 Basic Human Biology General Education
MAT 1050 Introduction to College Mathematics General Education
PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology General Education
  General Education Fine Arts General Education

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
GGY 2060; or Economic Geography; or Also ECN 2060; General Education
ECN 1000 Economic Perspectives  
  General Education History General Education
  General Education Literature General Education
REL 1300; or Introduction to Religion; or General Education
PHI 1010 Logic  
  General Education PED (1)  


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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SOC 1020 Introduction to Sociology General Education
PHS 1100 Physical Science I General Education
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
  General Education PED (1)  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PLS 1000; or Introduction to Political Science; or General Education
PLS 1010 Introduction to American National Government  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
SWK 2450 Human Diversity and Populations at Risk SWK major core; SWK majors must complete with a minimum 2.0
  Social Work Electives Select 6 hours among population-at-risk/social and economic justice electives


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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SWK 3800 Social Work Practice I SWK major core; SWK majors must complete with a minimum 2.0.; Corequisite: SWK 2000, permission of instructor
  Social Work Electives Select 6 hours among population-at-risk/social and economic justice electives
SWK 3710 Writing for the Social Sciences SWK major core; Prerequisite: ENG
1050 and 1060; Prerequisite or Corequisite: SWK 2000
SWK 2000 Introduction to Social Work SWK major core; Prerequisites ENG 1050 and ENG 1060
  University-wide Elective (5)  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SWK 3850 Social Work Practice II SWK major core; SWK majors must complete with a minimum 2.0.; Prerequisites: SWK 2000, 2450, 3710, and 3800 and permission of instructor.
SWK 3480 Social Welfare Policies and Programs I SWK major core; Prerequisites: PSPA 1000 or 1010; SWK
2000; ECN 1000 or GGY 2460
SWK 3450 Human Behavior and Social Environment I SWK major core; Prerequisites: SOC 1020; BIO 1030 or PED 3490; PSY 1010; and SWK 2000
  Social Work Electives Select 6 hours among population-at-risk/social and economic justice electives
SWK 3910 Understanding Social Research SWK major core; Prerequisites: SWK 2000 and 3800, SOC 1020, and MAT 1050 or 1070

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SWK 4450 Human Behavior and Social Environment II SWK major core; Prerequisite: SWK 2000, 3450
SWK 4500 Social Work Values and Ethics (1) SWK major core
SWK 4800 Social Work Practice III SWK major core; Prerequisites: SWK 2450, 3450, 3480, 3850
SWK 3600 Social Statistics Also SOC 3600; Prerequisite: MAT 1050 or permission of
the instructor
  University-wide Elective (4)  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SWK 4900 Field Work (11) SWK major core; SWK 4480, SWK 4900, and SWK 4910 must be taken concurrently; Prerequisite: SWK 2000, 2450, 3450, 3480, 3710, 3800, 3850, 3910, 4450, 4500, 4800, and permission of instructor
SWK 4910 Integrative Seminar for Field Work SWK major core; SWK 4900 and SWK 4910 must be taken concurrently; Prerequisite: SWK 2000, 2450, 3450, 3480, 3710, 3800, 3850, 3910, 4800, and permission of instructor
SWK 4480 Social and Economic Justice (2) SWK major core; SWK 4480, SWK 4900, and SWK 4910 must be taken concurrently. Prerequisites: SWK 2000, 2450, 3450, 3480, 3710, 3800, 3910, 4450, 4500, 4800, and permission of instructor


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Updated: March 2013

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  • Department of Social Work
  • Contact:
    Sherry L. Edwards, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair
    Office: D.F. Lowry, Room 323
    Phone: 910.521.6476
    Email: sherry.edwards
    @uncp.edu
 
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