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Social Work - Bachelors

BSW applicants must meet University requirements for admission. After successfully completing the first two years of pre-social work course requirements, students may apply to the Professional Program for the BSW degree. This is the official application process for admission to the professional phase of the Social Work Program.

Admission Requirements

Professional Program requirements are:

  • Student must have completed the first two years of basic core requirements and pre-social work requirements.
  • Student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on the 4.0 scale (an overall average of C or better), and a 2.5 cumulative grade point average in the social work major. 
  • Student must complete and submit all Professional Program application materials to the Director of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program.


Continued matriculation at the professional level of the Baccalaureate Program requires that the student:

  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 or better.
  • Maintain an average of 2.5 GPA in major courses.
  • Must have earned a grade of C or better in designated courses as enumerated in the Social Work curriculum.
  • Complete degree requirements in accordance with the University Catalog and School of Social Work Field Manual.

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The Ethelyn R Strong BSW Program