Program Requirements

Hours: 64-66

Major courses - 38 hours

SWK 220Introduction to Social Work (3)

SWK 223Social Policies and Issues (3) S

SWK 321Human Behav/Soc Environment (3)

SWK 327Interviewing and Assessment (3)

SWK 328Group Approaches to Problem-solving (3)

SWK 329Organizatn'l/Community Devel (3)

SWK 330Fieldwork I & Seminar (5) EXP

SWK 375Social Research I (4)

SWK 377Eval, Res, Grantsmanship (3)

SWK 400Senior Thesis (3)

SWK 432Fieldwork II & Seminar (5) EXP

Cognate Courses - 26-28 hours

BIO 131Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) N/CN

ECO 201Economic Issues (3) S

MTH 174Statistics I (3) MA/CMA

SOC 103Our Social World (3) S/CS

SOC 202Race, Class, Gender (3) S

SOC 216Sociology of the Family (3) S

PSY 103Introduction to Psychology (3) S/CEP


PSY 103HHON:Intro Psychology (3) S/CEP

Choose either

  • PSY 204 Lifespan Development (4) S

or take 1 from each of the following

  • PSY 205 Child/Adolescent Development (3) S
    SOC 220 Childhood and Society (3) S
  • PSY 206 Adult Dev and Aging (3) S
    SOC 261 Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging (3) S

Residency Requirement: 36 Hours

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the social work major will be able to:

  • work with client systems of all sizes, to work in varied social contexts of social work practice and to recognize changing practice of these contexts.
  • appreciate and work with diverse groups, especially minorities who are present in the Cincinnati area.
  • promote social work knowledge development.
  • practice this learned social work knowledge and provide leadership for social work agencies.