Bachelors in Social Work

The BASW is the beginning professional degree in the field of social work. Our BASW curriculum is an exciting and highly structured program that students begin after completing lower division course requirements. All potential students must apply to the BASW program for admission (see the Admissions tab for further information). Students are admitted to the program only in the fall and take a sequence of human behavior, social welfare policy, and social work research courses in the junior curriculum. In the senior curriculum social work practice courses are taken concurrently with a two-day per week field practicum in a social service agency. There are two models by which the BASW is delivered. The first is a two year, on campus program. The second is a three year distance education program, which is part of the Pathway Program. Students can also participate in the public child welfare (Title IV-E) BASW training program.