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UTC Social Work Curriculum

 

The BSW Curriculum Program & Advisement Sheet

(updated May 2013)

 

NOTE: Students are expected to refer to the UTC CATALOG for specific general education course and degree requirements.  This program sheet does NOT take the place of academic advisement - all pre-social work and BSW social work majors must seek regular academic advisement each semester.

 

Fall/Freshman Hours Spring/Freshman Hours
English 1010 3 English 1020 3
Culture and Civilizations 3 Psychology 1010 3
Math 1010 or 1130 3 Culture and Civilizations 3
SOCW 1100 Intro 3 Fine Arts 3
SOC 1510 3 Approved Science 3 or 4
Total 15 Total  15 or 16
Fall/Sophomore Hours Spring/Sophomore Hours
BIOL 1100 or 1110 3 or 4 POLS 1010 3
Anthropology 1200 3 Approved Statistics 3
Approved Humanities or Fine Arts Course 3 SOCW 2070 Interviewing Skills 3
SOCW 2010 Intro to Policy 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total  15 or 16 Total 15
Fall/Junior Hours Spring/Junior Hours
SOCW 3060 Practice I 3 SOCW 3070 Practice II 3
SOCW 3080 Ability I 1 SOCW 3420 HBSE II 3
SOCW 3120 HBSE I 3 SOCW 3760 Intro to Research 3
SOCW 3330 Special Populations 4 SOCW 4080 Ability II 1
Approved Upper Level Elective* 3

SOCW 4600 OR Social Work Elective

**SOCW Elective

3

3

Total 14 Total 16
Fall/Senior Hours Spring/Senior Hours
SOCW4070 Practice III 4 SOCW4100 Policy 3
SOCW 4170 Applied Research 3 SOCW 4410 Field Seminar II 1
SOCW 4120 Field I 4 SOCW 4420 Field II 4
SOCW 4130 Field Seminar I 3 SOCW 4760 Data Analysis 1
Elective 3 SOCW 4600 or SOCW elective 3

 

Total

 

 

17

SOCW 4900 Senior Seminar

Total

2

14


*Students must select one of the following approved liberal arts elective courses for social work majors:  WSTU 3070/SOC 3070:  Gender and Society (3), POL 3480:  Politics of Immigration (3), PSY 3310 or SOC 3310:  Social Psychology (3), SOC 3450:  Social Inequality (3), ANTH 3650:  Medicine and Disease:  A Cross-Cultural Perspective (3), HIST 4340/HIST 4350:  Economic History of the United States (3)

** Social work majors who participate in the TN Child Welfare Stipend and Certification Program, SOCW 3230 and SOCW 4230 are required courses as part of that program’s certification process

Social Work Continuation Standards

The nature of the social work profession requires the following program continuation standards - to progress in the social work program students are required to:

a. Achieve grade of C or higher in all Social Work courses;
b. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00;
c. Maintain a Social Work major grade point average of 2.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all Social Work courses.

To enroll in 3000-level and 4000-level Social Work courses, a student must be a Social Work major formally accepted into the program and in good standing.

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