MC

Mississippi College

Social Work, B.S.W.

Social Work is the professional activity of helping individuals, families, groups, organizations or communities improve or recover their ability to function successfully in society. The mission of the Social Work Program at Mississippi College is to prepare students for entry level generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes and/or for continued study at the graduate level. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Recommended Schedule

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core    46
Freshman Year - Fall   17
ENG 101 English Composition  3
BIB 110 Introduction to Old Testament 3
MAT 101 College Algebra 3
  One Laboratory Science 4
  Physical Education 1
  Elective 3
Freshman Year - Spring   16
ENG 102 English Composition 3
BIO 103 Human Biology 3
BIB 120 Introduction to the New Testament 3
SOC 205 Sociology: An Introduction in Global Context 3
  Fine Arts Credits 3
  Physical Education  1
Sophomore Year - Fall   16
ENG 211 World Masterpieces  3
or    
ENG 212 Survey of British Literature 3
or    
ENG 213 Survey of American Literature 3
     
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization 3
or    
HIS 211 History of the United States 3
     
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology (Genearl Psychology) 3
SWK 209 Contemporary Social Problems 3
  Physical Education 1
  Electives 3
Sophomore Year - Spring   18
ENG 211 World Masterpieces 3
or    
ENG 212 Survey of British Literature 3
or    
ENG 213 Survey of American Literature 3
     
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization 3
or    
HIS 212 History of the United States 3
     
SWK 225 Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare 3
     
PLS 201 American National Government 3
or    
PLS 202 State & Local Government 3
     
  Electives 6
Junior Year - Fall   18
MAT 207 Elementary Statistics 3
or    
PSY 301 Psychological Statistics 3
     
PSY 423 Abnormal Psychology 3
SWK 331 Generalist Practice I 3
SWK 333 Human Behavior & Social Environment I 3
  Electives 6
Junior Year - Spring   18
SOC 312 Social Science Research Methods 3
SWK 334 Human Behavior & Social Environment II 3
SWK 332 Generalist Practice II 3
SWK 422 Human Diversity & Social Justice 3
  Electives 6
Senior Year - Fall   15
SWK 433 Generalist Practice III 3
SWK 434 Generalist Practice IV 3
SWK 426 Social Welfare Policy & Programs 3
  Electives 6
Senior Year - Spring   12
SWK 448 Senior Seminar 3
SWK 450 Social Work Practicum 9
Total Hours   130