Social Work Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Note: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college-level foreign language is required.
Grade Requirements: Social Work classes and support classes with a grade <C are not acceptable for graduation.
|SOWK 273||SOCIAL WORK HISTORY AND ETHICS||5|
|SOWK 378||HUMAN DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFESPAN||4|
|SOWK 381||DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL WORK||4|
|SOWK 459||SURVEY OF MICROSYSTEMIC PRACTICE THEORIES||4|
|SOWK 468||SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH||4|
|SOWK 469||DATA ANALYSIS FOR SOCIAL WORK||4|
|SOWK 470||SOCIAL POLICY ANALYSIS||4|
|SOWK 476||SOCIAL WORK ENGAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT||4|
|SOWK 477||SOCIAL WORK WITH COMMUNITIES||4|
|SOWK 479||SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS||4|
|SOWK 480||FIELD PREPARATION||1|
|SOWK 482||PRACTICUM/SEMINAR (1-6 variable credit course–must be repeated three times)||15|
|Required BASW Elective||4|
|SOCIAL WORK CASE MANAGEMENT|
|INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY|
|SOCIAL WORK IN ORGANIZATIONAL AND COMMUNITY CONTEXT|
|SOWK 490||SOCIAL WORK SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
University Competencies and Proficiencies
- Minimum Credits—180 cumulative credit hours
- 60 upper-division credits (300 level or above)
- 45 credits in residence (attendance) at Eastern, with at least 15 upper-division credits in major in residence at Eastern
- Minimum Cumulative GPA ≥2.0
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation (use EagleNET) must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
Use the Catalog Archives to determine two important catalog years.
SOAR calculates based on these two catalog years.
- The catalog in effect at the student's first term of current matriculation is used to determine BACR (Breadth Area Credit Requirements) and UGR (Undergraduate Graduation Requirements).
- The catalog in effect at the time the student declares a major or minor is used to determine the program requirements.
Students who successfully earn a BA in Social Work from EWU should be able to do the following:
- advance human rights and social and economic justice;
- apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments;
- apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment;
- apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice;
- engage diversity and difference in practice;
- engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services;
- engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research;
- identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly;
- practice professionally with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities through effectively engaging, assessing, intervening and evaluating;
- respond to contexts that shape practice.