Social Work (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

At the time of application, students are required to have:

  • Completed 45 credit hours
  • Attained a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Successfully completed the SUNY Buffalo State required college Writing (CWP 101/CWP 102 with a "C" or better).
  • Human Biology (BIO 101).
  • PSY – Any 3 credit hour Psychology course or SPF 302 – Educational Psychology:  Elementary Education or AP Psychology from high school.
  • SOC – Any 3 credit hour Sociology course.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Social Work Major Requirements (51 credit hours)
SWK 220INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK3
SWK 301POVERTY AND PUBLIC POLICY3
SWK 307HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I3
SWK 308HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT II3
SWK 317RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK3
SWK 320SOCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS3
SWK 419SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY3
SWK 422ASSESSMENT AND ENGAGEMENT3
SWK 423INTERVENTION METHODS3
SWK 424GROUPS3
SWK 429POLICY PRACTICE3
SWK 493
SWK 494
FIELD PRACTICUM I
and FIELD PRACTICUM II
12
SWK 496INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR I3
SWK 497INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR II3
All College Electives
30-36 credit hours30-36
Total Credit Hours120