Oct 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Work, BSW (48-847) (4 Year Guide)


This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule


Freshman Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Freshman Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 16 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 16 Hours


Semester Total: 16 Hours


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Social Work Major, BSW Degree - 120 Hours


  • * Required general education classes include: SOC 1800 , PSY 1100 , and BIOL 2010 .
  • ** COMM 1000  is strongly recommended. This course will fulfill the general education requirement for Communication.
  • *** UNIV 1400  (1 hr) is highly recommended for academic success. UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective. If UNIV 1400  is chosen, 1 less hour of free choice electives will be needed.
  • # CTE 3060  or MGT 3325  is strongly recommended. CTE 3060  will fulfill the Writing II requirement in general education or three hours of free choice electives if ENGL 1030  is chosen for Writing II in general education. MGT 3325  will fulfill three hours of free choice electives.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • All Junior and Senior level courses (3000/4000) in the major are taught at the Summit Center (in Lee’s Summit) only one semester each year. Check for course projections if you are interested in taking classes at the Summit Center.
  • Credit will not be given for life or previous work experience for courses required in the social work major.
  • To satisfy the General Education Assessment (GEA) Policy, students must take the GEA after they earn 60 credit hours but before earning 75 credit hours. Transfer students who have more than 60 hours earned should take the exam during their second semester at UCM. Students must achieve a passing score of 425 to meet graduation requirements. Students may register for the GEA through MyCentral. Contact UCM Testing Services (HUM 216, 660-543-4919, testingservices@ucmo.edu) for more information.