Sridhar  Sundaram, D.B.A.

Sridhar Sundaram, D.B.A.

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Monroe County Community College

Program Guide: Social Work

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 157 3
Elective 3
PSYCH 151 3
SOC 151 3
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
MATH 162 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PSYCH 153 3

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
SOC 251 3
BIOL 151 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
SWK 151 3
ECON 251 or 252 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.S.W.
  • 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 205; SOC 382 or SW 300; SOC 384; SOC 385; and SW150
  • 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:  ANTHR 152, BMGT 220, ENGL 266, GEOG 152, GERMN 252, HIST 255,  POLSC 211, SPAN 252

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.


Applicants must formally apply for Candidacy in the School of Social Work's Baccalaureate program during the spring/summer prior to fall entry into the Social Work program.  The Candidacy Application is on-line and should be completed by the posted May deadline for early consideration.  All application must be completed and submitted by the posted August deadline.

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 2.5.  Earned a minimum grade of 2.7 in selected courses.
  3. Admission to the BSW program occurs only in the fall semester.
  4. Complete the application and process for candidacy for the B.S.W. degree.


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