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BSW Degree Plan

Sequencing the BSW Curriculum

While we will attempt to meet students’ individual circumstances, we have structured the BSW curriculum to progress through the following sequence of courses, amounting to at least 121 credit hours. The sequence is in the Texas State 2014-2016 Catalog and is distributed to students in a printed handout through the College of Applied Arts Advising Center - Click on the link found below.

Undergraduate Degree Outline

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

English 1310

3 hrs

Communication 1310

3 hrs.

University Seminar

1 hr.

History 1310

3 hrs.

Psychology 1300

3 hrs.

SOWK 1350

3 hrs.

Total Hours

16 hrs.

 


Second Semester

English 1320

3 hrs

History 1320

3 hrs.

Math 1315 or 1319

3 hr.

Philosophy 1305 or 1320

3 hrs.

Biology 1320

3 hrs.

Total Hours

15 hrs

  


SOPHOMORE YEAR

First Semester

Biology 1421

4 hrs

Political Science 2310

3 hrs.

Fine Arts 23133

3 hrs.

English Literature1

3 hrs.

SOWK 2375 ( including 50 volunteer hours)

3 hrs

Total Hours

16 hrs.

 

Second Semester

Political Science 2320

3 hrs

SOWK Elective

3 hrs.

Health Professions 3302* (Biostatistics)

3 hrs.

Modern Language 14102

4 hrs.

Psychology 3322*

3 hrs

Total Hours

16 hrs.

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

Modern Language 14202

4 hrs

SOWK 4130 Diversity

3 hrs.

English 3303 or 3304*

3 hrs.

SOWK 3420 Practice I (w/lab)#

4 hrs

Total Hours

14 hrs.

 

Spring Semester

Modern Language 23102

3 hrs

SOWK 3340 Research #

3 hrs.

SOWK 3305 HBSE I#

3 hr.

SOWK 3425 Practice II (w/lab)#

4 hrs.

SOWK 4355 Policy Practice

3 hrs.

Total Hours

16 hrs.

 

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

Modern Language 23202

3 hrs

SOWK Elective

3 hrs.

SOWK 4356 Professionalism#

3 hrs.

SOWK 4305 HBSE II#

3 hrs.

SOWK 4425 Practice III (with lab component)#

4 hrs.

Total Hours

16 hrs.

 

Spring Semester

SOWK 4645 Beginning Field Practice#

6 hrs

SOWK 4650 Field Practice#

6 hrs.

Total Hours

12 hrs.

1 Select from ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, or 2360 (TCC#2322, 2323, 2332, 2333, 2327, or 2328)

2 Discuss with Social Work Advisor in the College of Applied Arts Academic Advising Center before enrolling.

3 Select from ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313.

* Support Social Science and all Major (SOWK) courses must be passed with a grade of "C" or better.

# Designated SOWK major courses must see advisor for course approval prior to registration.

Before you register for courses review degree requirements by accessing the appropriate Undergraduate Degree Outline or contact the College of Applied Arts Academic Advising Center to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Depending on your catalog year there may be courses that are no longer required for a degree in social work.