BSW Prerequisite Curriculum

General Education Requirements 34 hrspicture of BSW program  students on the lawn at the University of Louisville

(see http://louisville.edu/provost/GER)

  • Written Communication 6 hrs
  • Oral Communication 3 hrs
  • Mathematics (MATH 105 suggested) 3 hrs
  • Arts & Humanities (one course from each area) 6 hrs
  • Natural Sciences (two science disciplines, one with a lab) 7 hrs
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (one course must be World Civilizations History; 9 hrs

Competency Areas

  • Understanding Cultural Diversity (CD1 & CD2)* 6 hrs*

BSW Supporting Requirements 21 hrs

  • SW 101 Orientation (if entering as first-time Freshman beginning Fall 2013) 1 hr
  • Human Biology (SW 203, HSS 202, or PSYC 344) 3 hrs
  • Statistics (MATH 109, PSYC 301, SOC 301, or JA 326) 3 hrs
  • Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 201) 3 hrs
  • Introduction to Sociology (SOC 201, SOC 202, or SOC 203) 3 hrs
  • Electives (suggested in areas of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Foreign Languages) 9 hrs