Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
The curriculum requires 38 credit hours at the Generalist/Foundation level.
Required Social Work Courses: Template Coming Soon
- SOWK 200: Introduction to Social Work (3 credit Hours)
- SOWK 301: Practice Skills with Individuals and Families (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 302: Integrated Micro/Mezzo/Macro Theory and Practice (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 303: Group Work Practice in Social Work: Micro/Mezzo/Macro (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 305: Lifespan Development, Human Behavior, Trauma, and Theory (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 307: Social Work Policy and Community Advocacy (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 330: Field I and Simulated Experience (3.5 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 340: Field II and Simulated Experience (3.5 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 350: Preparation for Practice (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 370: Power, Oppression, Privilege, and Social Justice (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 390: Research and Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 Credit Hours)
- SOWK 501: Assessment of Client Concerns in Context (3 credit Hours)
- SWFI 530S: Field Seminar (1 Credit Hour)
38 credit hours to complete the required BSW courses.
15 credit hours are required social science courses. (PSYC 101, SOCL 101 + 9 credits of social science electives)
67 credit hours remaining of the required 120 credits are fulfilled by CORE requirements and electives.
- Prepare for a career in social services, including child welfare, community mental health, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, developmental disabilities.
- Earn real-world experience and professional connections through curriculum-based fieldwork.
- Graduate from an established, accredited BSW program with a 100-year history of excellence in social work education.
- With the MSW experience increased career mobility and a wider range of job prospects.
- Take advantage of student loans, scholarships, and career assistance resources available at Loyola.