Bette Brown Thoreck, Baccalaureate Program Director, 315-443-5550
The bachelor of science degree in social work requires the completion of 120 credits. Social work major requirements total 42 credits. Liberal arts and supporting requirements total 55 to 58 credits including 12 to 15 credits in liberal skills, 12 credits in humanities, 24 credits in social sciences, 7 credits in natural sciences, and 20 to 23 credits of electives.
Social work students must complete 12 credits in the humanities divisional perspective defined in the liberal arts core of the College of Arts and Sciences. More detail is offered in the publication, “Liberal Arts Core.”