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Basic Skills, General Education & Cognate Requirements

Basic Skills
Students must meet requirements in the following basic skills areas:

a. MTH 110
b. WRT 150 and WRT 305 c. Two (2) Supplemental Writing Skills Courses (SWS)

General Education
All but General Education Theme Courses are completed by the end of the junior year. See Catalog for General Education Categories and their requirements.

Cognate Courses
Courses listed below compliment; augment; are prerequisite and/or co-requisite to the professional BSW curriculum. Note that some courses meet both General Education and Cognate requirements.

Course Number and Title Gen. Ed. Area Credit

BIO 104 - Biology of People Life Sci. 4 ECO 210 - Principles of MacroEconomics -or- ECO 211 - Principles of MicroEconomics -or- SOC 385 - Social Inequalities Soc. Sci. 3 PLS 102 - Amer. Government and Politics Soc. Sci. 3 PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology Soc. Sci. 3 PSY 303 - Psychopathology* Soc. Sci. 3 PSY / SOC 360 - Social Psychology* Soc. Sci. 3 SOC 201 - Introduction to Sociology Soc. Sci. 3 SOC 382 - Minority and Ethnic Relations -or- SW 300 - Pluralism in American Society* U.S. Div. 3 SOC 384 - Sociology of Drug Use and Abuse -or- SOC 280 - Social Problems U.S. Div. 3 STA 215 - Statistics I (Pre: Mth 110) Mth. Sci. 3 Total Cognate Credits: 31