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Bachelors Degree in Social Work (BA)

The following HSU courses fulfill a major in Social Work (total = 57 units)

Freshman / Sophomore

  • PSCI 110: American Government
  • SW 104: Introduction to Social Work & Social Institutions
  • SW 255: Beginning Social Work Experience
  • SOC 104: Introduction to Sociology
  • PSYCH 104: Introduction to Psychology
  • One of the following:
  • ES 105 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • NAS 104: Introduction to Native American Studies

Freshman / Sophomore

  • One of the following:
  • Hist 110: US History to 1877
  • Hist 111: US History since 1877
  • NAS 200: Indians in American History
  • One of the following:
  • STAT 106: Statistics for the Health Sciences
  • STATE 108: Elementary Statistics
  • PSYCH 241: Introduction to Psychological Statistics
  • ANTH 280: Statistical Reasoning
  • SOC 292: Sociological Statistics

Junior Year / Fall Semester

  • SW 340: Social Work Methods I
  • SW 340L: Social Work Methods I Lab
  • SW 350: Human Behavior & the Social Environment I
  • SW 382: Social Work Research
  • SW 355: Social Agency Experience (Fall or Spring)

Junior Year / Spring Semester

  • SW 341: Social Work Methods II
  • SW 341M: Social Work Methods II Lab
  • SW351: Human Behavior & the Social Environment II
  • SW330: Social Work Policy
  • SW 356: Filed Preparation

Senior Year / Fall Semester

  • SW 455: Field Experience
  • SW 465 Field Experience Seminar
  • Social Work Breadth Course

Senior Year / Spring Semester

  • SW 455: Field Expereince
  • SW 456: Field Experience Seminar
  • Social Work Breadth Course