• SOCIAL WORK

    Sample Four Year Academic Plan

    The course plan below is a sample plan for your major; it does not and should not replace meeting with your Academic Advisor to map out the best course plan that suits your individual academic goals and placement upon initial registration.  Classes listed may not necessarily be offered during a particular term.  Full descriptions and requirements for all ODU majors, programs and courses can be found in the ODU Catalog. 

     

    FIRST YEAR (Freshman) 

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    ENG 101 Thinking and Writing
    Across the Curriculum
    3  

    ENG 102 Scholarly Adventures:
    Researched Writing

    3
    SWK 120 Theory & Practice I** 3   SWK 100 Social Problems
    and Social Policies
    3
    PSY 100 Intro to Psychology
    or...
    SOC 101 Intro to Sociology**
    3   Arts and Ideas Requirement 3
    Freshman Core Seminar (179) 3   PSY 100 Intro to Psychology
    or...
    SOC 101 Intro to Sociology**
    3
    Elective 3   Elective 3
             

    SECOND YEAR (Sophomore)

           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    Foreign Language I 3   SWK 220 Human Behavior
    in the Social Environment I
    3
    Biology Requirement 4   MTH 140 Intro to Statistics 3
    MTH 100 Beginning Algebra
    (based on placement)
    3   Sophomore Core Seminar (279) 3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    Elective 3   Foreign Language II 3
             

    THIRD YEAR (Junior)

           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    SWK 222 Human Behavior
    in the  Social  Environment II
    3   SWK 321 Theory and Practice III 3
    SWK 320 Theory and Practice II 3   SWK 379B Global Ethnic Relations** 3
    Elective 3   Arts and Ideas Requirement 3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3   SWK 342 Policy Advocacy Practice 3
    Theology Requirement* 3   Elective 3
             

    FOURTH YEAR (Senior)

           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    SWK 479A Social Work Seminar I 3   SWK 479B Social Work Seminar II 3
    SWK 480 Field Work I 6   SWK 481 Field Work II 6
    Arts and Ideas Requirement 3   SWK 352 Research Methods 3
    SWK 341 Integrating Human
    Behavior Theories and Practice
    3   Elective 3
             

    *At least one Philosophy and one Theology course must be at the 200 level or higher.
    **Diversity requirement could be fulfilled with this course.
     

    For more information contact your Academic Advisor or Admission Counselor at (614) 251-4500 or admissions@ohiodominican.edu.