Social Work Courses

Bachelor of Science in Social Work
Required Courses (39 hours)  
SOCWK 1150 Introduction to Social Work 3 hours
SOCWK 2200 Social Welfare Policy, Services and Delivery Systems 3 hours
SOCWK 2270 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3 hours
SOCWK 2280 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3 hours
SOCWK 3080 Micro Practice 3 hours
SOCWK 3090 Group Practice 3 hours
SOCWK 3100 Macro Practice 3 hours
SOCWK 4650 Research Informed Practice 3 hours
SOCWK 4970 Field Practicum* 9 hours
Social Work Electives 6 hours

* A total of 400 contact (field) hours are required for the practicum.

 

Required Supporting Courses (19-20 hours)  
SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology 3 hours
BIO 1010 Perspectives in Biological Science 4 hours
POLSC 1000 U.S. Government and Politics 3 hours
PSYCH 1010 Introduction to Psychological Science 4 hours
Statistics
Select one:
MATH 1300 Statistics 3 hours
BUSAD 2100 Business and Economic Statistics 3 hours
Cultural Awareness
Select one:
COMM 1600 Diversity Issues in U.S. Society 3 hours
SOC 1331 Race Relations and Minority Groups 3 hours
SOC 2340 Hispanics and Latinos in U.S. Society 3 hours
ANTHR 2540 Native American Cultures 3 hours

 

General Education Archway Curriculum (34-54 hours)  
Archway Seminar 3 hours
English Composition 3 hours
Speaking Instructive 3 hours
Speaking Discourse 3 hours
Modern Language 3 hours
Math 3 hours
Natural Science 4 hours
Social Science 3 hours
Creative and Performing Arts 3 hours
Diversity Instructive 6 hours
Integrative Core
Number of credits needed in these themed electives varies for each student, depending on transfer credits. For more information, speak with an NWU counselor.
0-20 hours