BSW in Social Work
The social work program offers a bachelor of social work degree. The undergraduate social work program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and prepares students for entry into the beginning level of professional social work practice as generalist social workers who work in a variety of system sizes with various population groups. Graduates of the program meet the educational requirements for licensing at the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) level in the state of Ohio. Departmental honors in social work is also available.
Students entering The University of Toledo with the intent of majoring in social work declare pre-social work as their major until they complete the requirements to apply and gain admission to the social work program.
Prior to applying to the social work program, the student must have:
- Completed 30 semester hours of course work;
- Minimum UT GPA of 2.25; and
- Completed SOCW 1030 and SOCW 2010 with a minimum major GPA of 2.5 and a grade no less than C in each of these social work courses.
Admission to the social work program is selective; students will not be permitted to enroll in social work courses at the 3000 level or higher unless they have been admitted to the social work program. Applications are available from the social work advisor.
Students should follow and complete the degree requirements as displayed in the social work program degree chart. Students may not take P/NC in major courses or related courses, except SOCW 4220.
Grades of C or better are required in all social work courses and PSC 1200.
Bachelor of Social Work
Below is a sample plan of study. Consult your degree audit for your program requirements.
|HHS 1000||Health And Human Services/College Orientation||1|
|MATH 1180||Reasoning With Mathematics||3|
|SOCW 1030||Introduction To Social Welfare||3|
|SOC 1010||Introduction To Sociology||3|
|ENGL 1110||College Composition I||3|
|ENGL 1130||College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse||3|
|BIOL 1120||Survey Of Biology||3|
|ECON 1010||Introduction To Economic Issues||3|
|PSC 1200||American National Government||3|
|SOCW 2010||Survey Of The Social Work Profession||4|
|PSY 1010||Principles Of Psychology||3|
|CMPT 1100||Microsoft Office Applications||3|
|ANTH 2800||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|Natural Sciences Core||3|
|Natural Science Core Laboratory||1|
|Social Work Elective||3|
|SOCW 3110||Social Work Practice I||3|
|SOCW 3210||Human Behavior in the Soc Environment I||3|
|SOCW 3300||Social Policy And Legislation||3|
|SOCW 3410||Social Work Research Practicum I||3|
|AFST, DST, PSY, SOC or WGST course||3|
|SOCW 3120||Social Work Interviewing And Recording||4|
|SOCW 3220||Human Behavior In Social Environment II||3|
|SOCW 3230||Human Behavior in the Social Environment III||3|
|SOCW 3420||Social Work Research Practicum II||3|
|SOCW 3090||Social Work Perspectives On Culture And Oppression||3|
|SOCW 4120||Social Work Practice II||3|
|SOCW 4200||Field Laboratory II||1|
|SOCW 4220||Social Work Field Experience II||5|
|Diversity of US (History)||3|
|SOCW 4130||Social Work Practice III||3|
|SOCW 4210||Field Laboratory III||1|
|SOCW 4230||Field Experience III||5|