Nov 28, 2021  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Special Opportunities


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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 two of their undergraduate major courses and up to 18 hours of general electives toward the 124 needed for the undergraduate degree toward the MSW with departmental approval. Acceptance into the Graduate 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 Graduate School of Social Work during their senior year with departmental approval. Acceptance into the Graduate 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 the department chair of sociology and criminology before registering for their senior year classes.

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