Social Work (B.A., B.S.)
|SOCWK 015 Introduction to Social Work
|SOCWK 120 Social Welfare Policy, Services, and Delivery Systems
|SOCWK 127 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
|SOCWK 128 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
|SOCWK 208 Group Practice
|SOCWK 209 Macro Practice: Community Organization, Planning and Administration
|SOCWK 210 Micro Practice: Individuals and Families
|SOCWK 297 Field Practicum
|Social Work Electives
|Additional Required Courses
|SOC 003 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 116 Race Relations and Minority Groups or
SOC 150 Hispanics and Latinos in U.S. Society or
ANTHR 154 Native American Cultures
|POLSC 001 United States Government and Politics
|PSYCH 101 Introduction to Psychological Science
|BIO 001 Perspectives in Biological Science
|Select from the following:
|SOCWK 265 Research Informed Practice
For the Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work, students are required to complete all the above listed courses. Students desiring the Bachelor of Arts degree in social work will need to complete a minimum of 15 hours of a modern foreign language (Spanish is highly recommended) in addition to the above listed courses.
Provisional admission to the social work program may be made by contacting the program director. Provisional admission requires completion of SOCWK 015 Introduction to Social Work, a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall, and completion of a provisional admission application.
Declaration of social work major and provisional admission to the program does not guarantee acceptance into Full Admission status. Only those accepted for Full Admission status may continue on in the program. Full Admission status requires a grade of “C+” or better in entry-level social work courses and completion of a Full Admission application and interview before the Social Work Executive Council. Full Admission interviews are conducted in November and April of each year.
A Pre-Field Placement Consultation is required before students may enroll in SOCWK 297 Field Practicum. SOCWK 210 Micro Practice: Individuals and Families and SOCWK 208 Group Practice or SOCWK 209 Macro Practice: Community Organization, Planning and Administration must be completed with grades of “B-” or better. Students must also have a minimum 2.5 overall grade point average. Finally, students must have completed a minimum of 60 approved volunteer/ shadowing hours prior to the consultation. The Consultation will take place with the Program and Field Directors.
All social practice courses (SOCWK 208 Group Practice, SOCWK 209 Macro Practice: Community Organization, Planning and Administration, SOCWK 210 Micro Practice: Individuals and Families, SOCWK 297 Field Practicum) must be completed with a grade of "B-" or better to successfully complete the program. All other 200-level social work courses must be completed with a grade of "C+" or better.
The social work program at Nebraska Wesleyan University complies with the standards of and is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (C.S.W.E.).