Social Work (B.S.) - Online

Social Work (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
BIOL 102Principles of Human Biology3
GLST 220Intercultural Communication and Engagement3
GLST 290Cultural Anthropology3
MATH ElectiveMATH 115 or higher3
PHIL 201Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas3
PSYC 101General Psychology3
Major Core
HLTH 216Personal Health 23
or SOWK 250 Health of the Social Worker
PSYC 255Introduction to Research3
PSYC 354Statistics for the Social Sciences3
SOCI 200Introduction to Sociology3
SOWK 101Introduction to Social Work3
SOWK 135Social Work Field Exploration and Observation 33
SOWK 260Chemical Dependency3
SOWK 270Ethics in Professional Helping3
SOWK 294BSSW GATE 1 & Approval Process 40
SOWK 300Human Behavior and the Social Environment3
SOWK 325Social Welfare and Policy3
SOWK 350Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3
SOWK 355Social Work Practice with Groups 53
SOWK 365BSSW GATE 2 & Junior Field Enrollment 40
SOWK 370Junior Field Experience and Seminar4
SOWK 410Social Work Macro Practice3
SOWK 450Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations3
SOWK 465BSSW GATE 3 & Senior Field Enrollment 40
SOWK 494BSSW GATE 4 & Comprehensive Exam 40
Choose 11 credit hours of Senior Field Experience Elective courses 611
Social Work Elective 73
Psychology or Social Work Elective 83
Free Electives
Choose 0-18 credit hours of free electives0-18
Total Hours81-99

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.5 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all major and major foundational courses
  • 50% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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