This major consists of professional courses, electives, and practicum experiences designed to prepare professional social-work practitioners for skilled practice at the baccalaureate level in the delivery of services to individuals, groups, and communities.
Note: The prerequisite requirements must be completed before entering the social work major. The prerequisite requirements may be completed at SUNY Brockport or equivalent courses transerred in from other colleges/universities. The prerequisite courses may be used to fulfill General Education requirements of the College.
Prerequisite Courses(12 Credits)
Sociology 100: Introduction to Sociology
Psychology 110: Principles of Psychology
Biology 281: Elements of Human Biology or BIO 221: Survey of Anatomy/Physiology or BIO 285: Biology of Aging
SOC 200: Social Statistics or PSH 202: Introductory Stat or MTH 243: Elements of Statistics
Professional Social Work Content Area Requirements
Social Welfare Policy and Services (6 Credits)
Research (3 Credits)
Human Behavior and Social Environment (9 Credits)
Social Work Practice (12 Credits)
1. Concurrent-Two Semesters-(12 Credits)
2. Block Placement - One Semester - (12 Credits)
GRAND TOTAL = 54 Credits
Electives included in the course of study may be either courses outside of the department in areas of the student's own choice or they may be elective courses offered in the Department of Social Work. Brockport social work electives include:
Electives are offered fairly regularly and are designated as liberal arts courses in determining course credit distribution for graduation. The total number of social work credits for the major is 54 or 55, including prerequisites and co-requisites. Elective courses are supplemental to credit requirements in the major. However, no more than 54 credits may be taken in the social work discipline. (i.e., courses with SWO prefix).
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