Students interested in declaring a Social Work major must:
1. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.
2. Have earned at least a “C” in each of the prerequisite courses listed below:
78-100 Introduction to Social Work 26-100 General Psychology 20-100 Principles of Sociology
• An application form • A personal statement • Two letters of recommendation
Applications are submitted after the student has attained junior status and has completed general education requirements. The department will consider unique cases and can waive the requirement, however.
Please note: The Department of Social Work does not grant Social Work course credit for life experience or for previous work experience.
IV. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum for Social Work majors is satisfied by successful completion of 78-496 Research in Social Work (3) or 78-309 Practice II: Methods of Intervention with Families and Groups (3).