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  Nov 24, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Social Work, BA

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The BASW Program educates students to become professionals in social work. The BASW curriculum provides a professional social work foundation that is transferable to different settings, population groups and problem areas. Students select a curriculum focused in clinical, organizational, community, international and social justice issues with a strong emphasis on service learning in the community with excellence in scholarship.

Degree Requirements

PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)

Speech Communication (3 Credits)

Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)

Social Sciences (3 Credits)

Supplemental Core (36 Credits)

Modern Language (12 Credits)

(credit in the fourth semester required)

U.S. Tradition (3 Credits)

Western Heritage (3 Credits)

Global Cultures (3 Credits)

Literature and the Arts (3 Credits)

Racial and Ethnic Diversity (3 Credits)

Gender Issues (3 Credits)

Social Ethics (3 Credits)

Individual and Society (3 Credits)

Total 120 Credits Required

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