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What You'll Study

  • LIS 1100: Intellectual Growth & Inquiry (2 hours)
  • SWK 2000: Intro to Social Work (3 hours)
  • SWK 2050: Social Work Research (4 hours)
  • SWK 2250: Human Behavior & Social Environment (3 hours)
  • SWK 2300: Exploring Human Diversity (3 hours)
  • SWK 3210: Social Work Practice I (3 hours)
  • SWK 3220: Social Work Practice II
  • SWK 3230: Social Work Practice III (3 hours)
  • SWK 3700: Social Work Field Forum (3 hours)
  • SWK 3810: Social Welfare Policy Issues & Service I (3 hours)
  • SWK 3820: Social Welfare Policy & Issues II (3 hours)
  • SWK 4230: Crisis Intervention (3 hours)
  • SWK 4410: Field Instruction I (6 hours)
  • SWK 4420: Field Instruction II - Cultural Responsive (6 hours)
  • SWK Elective: (3 hours)
  • SWK 4015: Senior Seminar Capstone (3 hours)

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Total Credits Needed for Graduation: 128
Breakdown of Credits:
  • Social Work Major Courses: 52 credit hours
  • BELL Core/General Education: 50 credit hours (minimum)
  • General Electives: 26 credit hours (minimum)
  • Students who earn a degree at Belmont must take their last 32 hours of credit at Belmont. 64 hours must have been earned from a senior college or university.

BELL Core/General Education Courses

Part 1 BELL Core: Signature Courses
  • BEL 1015: First Year Seminar (3 hours) **
  • Interdisciplinary Learning Community: (one course)
  • Junior Cornerstone: (0 or 3 hours - hours may be combined in another category) **
  • ENG 1010: First Year Writing (3 hours)
  • ENG 3010: Third Year Writing (3 hours) **
  • Religion: (6 hours either Path A or Path B)
** Non-transferable courses/must be taken at Belmont
Part 2 BELL Core: Foundation Courses
Part 3 BELL Core: Degree Cognates

According to the academic catalog, students should choose Degree Cognates in a different subject than the courses applying to the Foundations Courses (choose from 2 different prefixes).

  • Social Sciences: (6 hours)
  • Mathematics 1150: Elementary Statistics (3 hours)
  • Science: PSY 1100: General Psychology (3 hours) OR PSY 1200 Intro to Psych. Science (4 hours)