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.
Social Work: 450:080
Sociology: 980:080****.....3 hours
*450:184 can also be taken for 4 additional credit hours on an elective basis.
***450:194 may be repeated once with a different topic.
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.