Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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Lake Michigan College

Program Guide: Social Work

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 128 4
Science Lab elective 4
PSYC 201 3
14
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
PSYC 231 3
MATH 216 3
Humanities elective 3
POSC 101 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PSYC 206 3
BUSA 203 or 204 3
SOC 101 3
15
Second Semester
Elective 3
SOC 201 3
SOC 204 3
SOC 205 3
Science elective 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.W.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  FORL 202, FORL 222, HIST 102, POSC 202

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.

ADMISSION

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

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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