Catalog 2010-2012

Social Work

The Social Work major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

 

Required:

  Design, Textiles, Gerontology, & Family Studies: 31F:055 or Psychology: 400:120.....3 hours

  Social Work: 450:041; 450:042; 450:091; 450:144; 450:163; 450:164; 450:184*; 450:185; 450:192; 450:193 or 450:195; 450:196.....41 hours

  At least two of the following courses: 450:121, 450:142, 450:143, 450:171, 450:172, 450:173, 450:175, 450:193**,450:194***, 450:195**.....6 hours

  Social Work: 450:080

  OR

  Sociology: 980:080****.....3 hours

53 hours

*450:184 can also be taken for 4 additional credit hours on an elective basis.

**450:193 and 450:195 may be taken for elective credit if not taken to fulfill core course requirements.

***450:194 may be repeated once with a different topic.

****980:080 may be substituted by 400:102 or 800:072. 800:072 may be used to satisfy Category 1C of the Liberal Arts.

 

A minimum cumulative grade point average for all college work of 2.40 and a 2.40 grade point average for all UNI courses taken is required for admission to the Social Work major. A minimum UNI grade point average of 2.40 is required for graduation as a Social Work major.

Prior to the initiation of the second Social Work Practice course, Social Work majors are required to complete a departmentally-approved, 30-contact-hour service experience in a social service agency.

In order to enroll in 450:184, a student must be a Social Work major and the following must be present: senior standing (90 or more credit hours); completion of 450:091 and 450:192 with a minimum grade of C in each course; 450:042; 450:164; 450:185; statistics course; and a minimum UNI grade point average of 2.40.

Students who graduate with a major in Social Work receive a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Social Work Certificate.