he social work curriculum involves two components, pre-social work and social work. All students entering the Social Work Program are classified as pre-social work majors. Applications for admission to the pre-social work curriculum must meet the general admission requirements for admission to the University. Applications are to be submitted to the University Admissions Office.
In addition to meeting the requirements for admission to the University, applicants for admission to the Social Work Major must:
Those who have completed the above requirements may apply for admission into the Social Work Major. Instructions and application forms for admission into the social work major are available by downloading from the following links:
Completed application forms are to be submitted to the Chair of the Social Work Department Admissions Committee in the Social Work Department no later than: Call Department for Deadline.
The Head of the Social Work Department notifies the students in writing of the Committee's decision. If for some reason a student is not admitted to the social work major, reapplication may be made the next semester. Those not admitted to the major will not be allowed to enroll in Interviewing and the Helping Relationship (SOCW 3001), Practice 1 (SOCW 3015), Practice II (SOCW 4016), Field Education in Social Work (SOCW 4021), or Field Education Seminar (SOCW 4022).
RETENTION IN THE SOCIAL WORK MAJOR
Social Work and Practicum Track Social Work majors who earn less than a "C" in Social Work courses required for the major will be allowed to repeat courses only one time. Failure to achieve a progressive grade the second time will result in suspension from the Social Work Program for one semester. Students, classified as Social Work majors, who are suspended from the program or the University, or who resign or withdraw from the University, will have their status reviewed by the Chair of the Admissions Committee and may be required to resubmit an application for readmission into the program.