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 329Organizational and Community Development (3)

SWK 330Fieldwork I & Seminar (5)

SWK 375Social Research I (4)

SWK 377Eval, Res, Grantsmanship (3)

SWK 400Senior Thesis (3)

SWK 432Fieldwork II & Seminar (5)

Cognate Courses - 26-28 hours

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

ECO 201Economic Issues (3) S

MTH 176Stats I With SPSS (3) MA/CMA

or

MTH 174Statistics I (3) MA/CMA

PSY 103Introduction to Psychology (3) S/CEP

or

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

PSY 205Child/Adolescent Development (3) S

PSY 206Adult Dev and Aging (3) S

or

PSY 204Lifespan Development (4) S

SOC 103Our Social World (3) S/CS

SOC 202Race, Class, Gender (3) S

SOC 216Sociology of the Family (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.

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***