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DEGREE SUMMARY

Est. Total Tuition/Fees $35,741
Credits Required 120
Delivery Classroom
Campus Locations 10
Requirements
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ONLINE TUITION INFO

Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $0
Total for 120 credits $35,741
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TUITION INFO

Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $1,787
Total for 20 semesters $35,741
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CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the degree specific course requirements, students must have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelors degree. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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DELIVERY INFORMATION

Courses for this degree take place in classrooms throughout our network of campuses. These courses may be available through Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) which are broadcast to classrooms or courses may take place in the classroom where broadcasts originate. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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CLASSROOM LOCATIONS

This degree is offered at these campuses:

Blanding, Brigham City, Logan, Moab, Montezuma Creek, Monticello, Monument Valley, Price, Tooele, Wendover

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Potential Careers

  • Public Welfare
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections
  • School Social Work
  • Child Welfare
  • Family Services
  • Private Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Clinical

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Bachelor of Science in
Social Work

The BS in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and meets requirements established by the State of Utah for licensure of social service workers. The social work degree's basic mission is to train students for employment as beginning, generalist social work practitioners.


Some courses are offered via interactive broadcast while others are online. Practice and practicum courses are offered face to face. Students with an associate’s degree are eligible to be accepted into the program but must meet the same prerequisite requirements. The schedule of classes are on a two-year rotation.

Additional Degree Information

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For Help Getting Started

Please call (800) 233-2137 or send an email to distance.info@usu.edu.

Program Contacts

Carl Sorenson - Clinical Assistant Professor
Brigham City
carl.sorenson@usu.edu

In addition to the courses listed below, students must complete all university requirements, and have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Contact your advisor to dertermine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

Pre-requisites

  • ANTH 1010: Cultural Anthropology
  • BIO 1010: Biology and the Citizen
  • ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose
  • FCHD 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • PSY 1010: General Psychology
  • Soc 1010: Introductory Sociology
  • STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics
  • SW 1010: Introduction to Social Work
  • SW 2100: Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SW 2400: Social Work in Diverse Populations
  • ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing

Enrichment Elective (3 credits)

Core Courses

  • SW 3050: Practice I (Prior to taking SW 3050, students must apply to enroll in practice courses.)
  • SW 4100: Social Work Research
  • SW 4150: Practice II
  • SW 4160: Practice III
  • SOC 3120: (QI) Social Statistics I
  • SW 4870: Beginning Field Practicum
  • SW 5350: (CI) Social Welfare Policy
  • SW 5870: Advanced Field Practicum

Elective Enrichment Courses

  • SW 3350: Child Welfare
  • SW 3360: Adolescents: Theories, Problems, and Issues
  • SW 3450: School Social Work
  • SW 3550: Social Gerontology
  • SW 3650: Mental Health
  • SW 3750: Medical Social Services
  • SW 3850: Spirituality and Social Work