Social Work (B.S.) - Resident

Social Work (B.S.) - Resident

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
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
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
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 13
PHIL 201Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 13
PSYC 101General Psychology 13
Total Hours21
Major Core
PSYC 255Introduction to Research3
PSYC 354Statistics for the Social Sciences3
SOWK 101Introduction to Social Work3
SOWK 120Social Work Field Exploration 12
SOWK 150Intensive Social Work Observation 11
SOWK 250Health of the Social Worker 23
SOWK 260Chemical Dependency3
SOWK 270Ethics in Professional Helping3
SOWK 294BSSW GATE 1 & Approval Process 30
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 30
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 30
SOWK 494BSSW GATE 4 & Comprehensive Exam 30
Social Work ElectiveSenior Field Experience Elective 411
Social Work Elective 53
Psychology or Social Work Elective 63
Total Hours63
Free Electives
Choose 0-13 credit hours of Free Electives0-13
Total Hours0-13

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