Sep 22, 2019  
2018-2019 University Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Special Opportunities


The following opportunities are available to sociology majors interested in pursuing graduate study in social work.

5-Year BA/MSW


Majors have the option of pursuing a track that leads to completion of a Master of Social Work degree in approximately one year after obtaining their Bachelor of Arts degree. Students may apply the six credits for SWK 513 - Human Behavior in The Social Environment  and SWK 514 - History of Social Work & Social Welfare  toward the elective credits for the major or double major, and up to 21 hours of other social work course credit as general electives toward the 124 needed for the undergraduate degree toward the MSW with departmental approval. Acceptance into the School of Social Work is contingent upon completion of all undergraduate requirements in the major and an overall grade point average of 3.25. Students who are interested in the 5-year BA/MSW should meet with the department chair of sociology and criminology soon after they declare their major, before they achieve junior standing.

Bridge Program


Majors who decide in their junior or senior year to pursue a Master of Social Work degree may take two classes in the School of Social Work during their senior year (SWK 513  and SWK 514 )with departmental approval; these courses will count as electives in the major or double major. Acceptance into the School of Social Work is contingent upon completion of all undergraduate requirements in the major and an overall grade point average of 3.25. Students who are interested in the bridge program should speak to their department chair before registering for their senior year classes.