Social Work (B.S.) - Resident

Social Work (B.S.) - Resident

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
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101University Core Competencies1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

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 120Social Work Field Exploration 32
SOWK 150Intensive Social Work Observation 31
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 Groups3
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 Enrollment0
SOWK 494BSSW GATE 4 & Comprehensive Exam 40
Choose 11 credit hours of Senior Field Experience Elective courses 511
Social Work Elective 63
Psychology or Social Work Elective 73
Free Electives
Choose 0-13 credit hours of free electives0-13
Total Hours81-94

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
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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