Curriculum Guides


Social Work - School of (7750)

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts

Major: Social Work (H75000BA)

College of Health Professions

Year 1

3300:111 English Composition I3
3470:260 Basic Statistics3
7750:275 Intro: Social Work Practice3
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology3
3700:100 Government & Politics in US4
Min Credit Total 16
7750:276 Introduction to Social Welfare3
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology3
3100:103 Natural Science: Biology4
3300:112 English Composition II3
7750:270 Diversity and Social Work3
Min Credit Total 16
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

7750:427 Human Behvr & Social Environ I3
2040:247 Survey of Basic Economics3
7700:101 American Sign Language I3
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 15
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
7700:102 American Sign Language II3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

7750:401 Social Work Practice I3
7750:405 Practice I Skills Lab3
7750:440 Social Work Research I3
7700:201 American Sign Language III3
7750:425 Social Work Ethics3
Min Credit Total 19
7750:402 Social Work Practice II3
7750:441 Social Work Research II3
7750:430 Human Behv & Social Environ II3
7750:445 Soc Policy Analy-Social Worker3
7700:202 American Sign Language IV3
7700:222 Survey Deaf Culture in America2
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

7750:403 Social Work Practice III3
7750:421 Field Experience Seminar I2
7750:493 Fld Exp: Social Agency I3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:7750:Social Work3
Min Credit Total 13
7750:404 Social Work Practice IV3
7750:422 Field Experience Seminar II2
7750:494 Fld Exp: Social Agency II3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any Set3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 16
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3470:250 Statistics for Everyday Life may be substituted for 3470:260 Basic Statistics.
2040:242 American Urban Society may be substituted for 3700:100 Government and Politics in the U.S.
2040:240 Human Relations may be substituted for 3750:100 Introduction to Psychology.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition I.
Without limiting the generality of its powers to alter, amend, or revoke rules and regulation, The University of Akron reserves the right to make changes in degree requirements of the student enrolled prior to the change by: Altering the number of credits or courses required in a major field of study, deleting courses, amending courses by increasing or decreasing the credits of specific courses or offering substitute courses.
A Beginning Language I and II and Intermediate Language I and II may be substituted for 7700:101,102,201,202, and 222 American Sign Language I-IV and Survey of Deaf Culture in America.
Visit the School of Social Work website for information on entrance requirements.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-18-2013