Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Social Work (BSW)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
349.133 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare345.211 Principles of Sociology
320.101 Composition 13Statistics Course
 OR Statistics Course OR 20.101 Composition 1
3General Education Group A (Humanities)348.101 General Psychology
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)350.101 Human Biology
3Free Elective3General Education Group A (Humanities)
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Fall Credits15Spring Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
349.211 Human Behavior in the Social Environment349.250 Res. Meth. Generalist Social Work Practice
345.297 Intro. Practice Experience In Social Work344.120 U. S. Government
32nd Level Writing Course3General Education Communications
 OR General Education Communications or 2nd-level Writing Course
348.210 Life Span Psychology3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Fall Credits15Spring Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
349.334 Soc. Work Prac. Individuals & Families349.452 Soc. Work Prac. Organizations & Comm.
349.450 Soc. Work Prac. Groups & Groups at Risk349.453 Social Welfare Policy & Services
3General Education Group A (Humanities)349.236 Child Welfare
3Free Elective3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
3Free Elective3Free Elective
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Fall Credits15Spring Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
3Free Elective1249.497 Social Work Field Education
3Free Elective349.498 Integrative Senior Seminar in Social Work
3Free Elective  
3Free Elective  
12Fall Credits15Spring Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

49.236 is required for CWEB program; otherwise this represents the Social Work Elective.

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.