Little Mac Bridge

Little Mac Bridge

The pedestrian bridge, Little Mac, crosses 75 feet above the ravines, connecting the north and south sections of the Allendale Campus.

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Social Work

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 111 4
PLS 101 3
PSY 101 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
SWK 121 2
SOC 101 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
PSY 223 3
SOC 201 3
ECO 201 or 202 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
PSY 250 3
MTH 131 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES

  • Degree offered: B.S.W.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN  202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211

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.
Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu