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BSW Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Social Work Curriculum

  • Foundation Courses:

– SW 201 Community Social Services 

SW 290 Social Welfare Development in US 

– SW 300 Social Work Research Methods 

 SW 307 Social Welfare Policy Analysis & Advocacy

– SW 310 Human Behavior for Social Work

– SW 312 Multicultural Social Work

– Social Work Elective

Social Work Course Descriptions

  • Upper Level:

 – SW 320 Social Work Practices I (Individuals)*

– SW 405 Social Work Practice II (Families and Groups)*

 – SW 408 Social Work Practice III (Organizations and Communities)* 

 – SW 480 Preparation for Field Work*

 – SW 490 Field Work in Social Services*

 – SW 491 Community-Based Field Practicum*

*Residency Requirements: A minimum of 34 credits hours, including three practice courses, field preparation, and fieldwork, must be completed at NC State's Department of Social Work BSW Program*

Graduation Requirements: A grade of C- or better is required in all major courses (with the exception of SW 480 which is taken pass/fail).