Bachelor of Social Work – Academic Requirements CREDIT HOURS REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
General Education Requirements 48
ENG 160 Composition I (4)
ENG 162 Composition II (4)
ENG 165 Speech (4)
MAT 225 Introductory Statistics (4)
BIO 102 Human Biology (4)
CHM 115 or PHY 103 (4)
HUM 204 or HUM 205 (4)
ENG 203 or any unduplicated Humanities or Fine Arts course (4)
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature or HUM 2020 Humanities I (4)
HIS 105, or HIS 104, or PSC 103 (4)
PSY 101 General Psychology (4)
SOC 101 Intro. to Sociology (4)
Major Requirements 48
SWK 200 Introduction to Social Work (4)
SWK 305 Ethics & Values in Social Work (4)
SWK 315 Human Behavior & Social Environment I (4)
SWK 319 Human Behavior & Social Environment II (4)
SWK 335 Social Justice and Social Action (4)
SWK 345 Multicultural Social Work Practice (4)
SWK 355 Research & Practice Evaluation (4)
SWK 410 Social Work Practice I (4)
SWK 420 Social Work Practice II (4)
SWK 450 Field Instruction I (4)
SWK 460 Field Instruction II (4)
SWK 470 Integrative Seminar (4)
Electives 32
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS/COURSES 128 credit hours

Transferring Credits

Courses from Other Institutions General Education courses from other institutions in Illinois are accepted if they are IAI courses that are equivalent to IAI General Education courses at SAC.

General Education courses from another country must have an International Academic Equivalency Evaluation before they are accepted by SAC.

Social Work courses from another institution are not accepted unless the social work program where they were taken was accredited by the Council on Social work Accreditation (CSWE).

Credit for life or work experience is not permitted by CSWE accreditors.