Social Work (B.S.) - Online

Social Work (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. 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
BIOL 102Principles of Human Biology 13
ENGL 102Composition and Literature 13
GLST 220Intercultural Communication and Engagement 13
GLST 290Cultural Anthropology 13
Math ElectiveMATH 115 or higher 1
PHIL 201Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 13
PSYC 101General Psychology 13
Total Hours18
Major Core
PSYC 255Introduction to Research3
PSYC 354Statistics for the Social Sciences3
SOWK 101Introduction to Social Work3
SOWK 135Social Work Field Exploration and Observation 13
SOWK 250Health of the Social Worker3
SOWK 260Chemical Dependency3
SOWK 270Ethics in Professional Helping3
SOWK 294BSSW GATE 1 & Approval Process 20
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 33
SOWK 365BSSW GATE 2 & Junior Field Enrollment 20
SOWK 370Junior Field Experience and Seminar4
SOWK 410Social Work Macro Practice3
SOWK 431Social Work in Mental Health3
SOWK 450Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations3
SOWK 465BSSW GATE 3 & Senior Field Enrollment 20
SOWK 494BSSW GATE 4 & Comprehensive Exam 20
Choose 11 credit hours of Senior Field Experience Elective courses 411
Social Work Elective 53
Psychology or Social Work Elective 63
Total Hours63
Free Electives
Choose 0-18 credit hours of Free Electives0-18
Total Hours0-18

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
  • 25% 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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