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Special Admission Requirements for the Major

Formal admission to the Social Work Program involves a series of steps. Students generally apply for formal admission to the program during the Introduction to Social Work course (SOW 3363 ). The Social Work Program Faculty/Admission’s Committee will review applications and admit qualified students into the program.  Students cannot be enrolled or take upper level classes in the major until they have officially applied and been admitted into the program.

To be admitted to the Social Work program students:

  • complete the Social Work Program application while enrolled in (SOW 3363 ) Introduction to Social Work.  (After careful review, The Social Work Program Faculty/Admissions Committee will notify students of their status in the program);
  • successfully complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in general education requirements;
  • successfully complete SOW 3363 -Introduction to Social Work, with a grade of “C” or higher, and have an overall GPA of 2.0;
  • submit a current copy of transcript(s);
  • sign a statement indicating that they read and agreed to the follow the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW);
  • secure required letters of reference; and
  • complete required volunteer hours.

*A transfer student may declare Social Work their intended major; however, admission to the Social Work Program is dependent upon the following the requirements above.