2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Feb 18, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, BS

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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.

College Requirement (1 credit)

Liberal Skills Requirements (12-14 credits)

Expository writing 6-9
Mathematics 6-8


The statistics requirement for social work students may be satisfied by taking MAT 121 /MAT 122  or MAT 221 /MAT 222 /PSY 252  as a liberal skills requirement.

Humanities Divisional Perspectives (12 credits)

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.”

Natural Sciences Divisional Perspective (7 credits)

Electives to reach 120 degree applicable credits

Specific advising guidelines for selecting and sequencing required and elective courses are available from the School of Social Work.

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