Brynhild Weihe

Brynhild Weihe

"I really like the art that's everywhere around campus, and I really love theatre. I love doing shows here and being a part of that community." - Brynhild Weihe, theatre major Read More

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C.S. Mott Community College

Program Guide: Social Work

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 130 4
SOCY 191 3
Humanities elective 3
ECON 221 or 222 4
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
MATH 150 4
SOCY 292 3
PSYC 281 3
PSCN 171 3

Second Year

First Semester
BIOL 150 + 150L 4
SOCY 294 3
Humanities elective 3
SOCW 131 3
PSYC 282 3
Second Semester
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
PSYC 286 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.S.W.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Science elective must be a non-BIOL course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 211, FREN 252, GEOG 142, HIST 151, HIST 152, PSCN 173, SPAN 282

Students must earn a minimum grade of B- (2.7) and not have repeated the following GVSU courses (or their transfer institution equivalents) more than once: PLS 102; PSY 303; PSY or SOC 360; SOC 280; SOC 382 or SW 300; SOC 384; SOC 385; and SW150

Grades earned at another institution in these courses will be considered for admission into the School of Social Work and must meet the grade and repeat criteria indicated above.


All social work majors must formally apply to the School of Social Work at the end of their sophomore year. 

To be eligible for consideration of candidacy, students must have:

  1. Completed all freshman and sophomore course requirements in the B.S.W. curriculum.
  2. A minimum GPA of 2.0. Earned a minimum grade of 2.7 in selected courses.
  3. Complete the application and process for candidacy for the B.S.W. degree.


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