Social  Work
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Bachelor of Social Work
Social  Work
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x   Anth 2233 Anthropology 3 x
PSY 2513 Introduction to Psychology 3 x   ENG 1013  Composition II 3 x
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x   BIOL1003  Biological  Science 3 x
NUR 2203 Basic Human Nutrition 3 x   BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 x
HP 1913 Making Connections 3     SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology 3 x
          ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 2003 Introduction to Literature I 3 x   ENG 2013  Introduction to Literature II 3 x
PHSC 1203 Physical Science  3 x   SW 2223 Social Problems 3  
PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab 1 x   POSC 2103 Introduction to U.S. Government 3 x
SPCH 1203 Oral Communication 3 x   ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3  
SW 2203 Introduction to Social Work 3     ELECTIVE Student's Choice 1  
ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3     ART 2503 or MUS 2503 or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Fine Arts Musical or Fine Arts Theatre 3 x
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SW 3303 HBSE I 3     SOC 3353 Minority Groups 3  
SOC 3383 Statistics 3     SOC 4293 Research Methods 3  
SOC 3381  Statistics Lab 1     SW 3333 HBSE II 3  
PSY 4533 Abnormal Psychology 3     SW 3253 SW Practice I 3  
ENHANCE-MENT Any gen ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3 x   ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Students choice with approval from advisor. 3  
ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Students choice with approval from advisor 3            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SW 4263 SW practice II 3     SW 4303 SW Practice III 3  
SW 4273 Field Exp I 3     SW 4283 Field Seminar 3  
SW 4313 SW Policy 3     SW 4296 Field Exp II 6  
ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Student choice with approval from advisor 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Students choice with approval from advisor 3  
ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3            
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 46 Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.50 in the major
2.50 at ASU
2.50 overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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