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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, B.S.W.

Social Work Major

Core Curriculum Requirements (43 credits)

Social work students are required to take the following courses and are advised to take them as part of their Core Curriculum Requirements:

University Core B:

College Core A:

Special Note:

Pre-professional courses and professional courses must be completed with a 2.8 or better, and an overall GPA of 2.7, for admission to field and to graduate.

Electives (16 credits)

Total Credits Needed for Degree 120


To enroll in SOWK 489 and to graduate, students must have a 2.8 major GPA and a 2.7 overall GPA. 

To graduate with Latin honors from RU, a student must complete 60 semester hours of credit at RU with at least a 3.5 overall GPA. If a student graduates with at least a 3.5 GPA, but less than 60 semester hours, the designation of “with distinction” will be on the student’s diploma and transcript.