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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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Social Work

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
PLS 141 3
PSY 140 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
PSY 152 3
SOC 231 3
Humanities elective 3
BIO 132 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
PSY 251 3
SOC 235 3
Science elective 4
MAT 133 4
Humanities elective 3
17
Second Semester
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
ECN 231 or 232 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES

  • Degree offered: B.S.W.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities elective must be selected from different disciplines.  Science elective must be a non-BIO course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232

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

Effective Fall 2010: 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 AND ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

All social work majors formally apply to the School of Social Work at the end of their sophomore year. Application materials must be completed and submitted by September 30 for winter admission.

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 grade point average 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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