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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   15
ENG 101 English Composition  3
     
HIS 103 World Civilization I 3
or    
HIS 211 History of the United States 3
     
BIB 110 Introduction to the Old Testament 3
     
  Natural Science Credits 3
  Fine Arts Credits 3
Freshman Year - Spring   17
ENG 102 English Composition 3
     
HIS 104 World Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 212 History of the United States 3
     
BIO 103 Human Biology 3
BIO 104 Human Biology Laboratory 1
BIB 120 Introduction to the New Testament 3
     
MAT 101 College Algebra 3
or    
MAT 105 Contemporary Mathematics 3
     
  Physical Education  1
Sophomore Year - Fall   17
ENG 212 Survey of British Literature 3
SOC 205 Sociology: An Introduction in Global Context 3
  Physical Education 2
  Electives 9
Sophomore Year - Spring   18
ENG 213 Survey of American Literature 3
PLS 202 State and Local Government 3
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology (General Psychology) 3
SWK 209 Contemporary Social Problems 3
SWK 225 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare 3
  Electives 3
Junior Year - Fall   18
SWK 333 Human Behavior and Social Environment I 3
     
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
SWK 099 Social Work Licensure Exam (Credit/No Credit) 0
Total Hours   130