2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Second Degree Program

The student who has secured a bachelor’s degree in a related field and wishes to secure a bachelor’s degree in social work can complete the “Second Degree Program.” The Second Degree Program allows a student to secure a BSSW in one year. Satisfactory completion of a bachelor’s degree in a related field and prerequisites or corequisite of statistics and human biology from an accredited institution are required. Second Degree students must fulfill essential studies requirements or have the equivalent to graduate with a BSSW degree from UND.

If accepted into the Second Degree Program, the schedule to complete the undergraduate degree in one year* is as follows:

Full-Time Second Degree Schedule for BSSW (39 hours)

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredits
SWK 255 Introduction to Social Work 4
SWK 257 Human Behavior and the Socal Environment I 3
SWK 317 Social Work Research 3
SWK 424 Generalist Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families 3
Social Work Elective 2
 Credits15
Spring
SWK 357 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3
SWK 434 Generalist Social Work Practice with Task and Treatment Groups 3
SWK 442 Social Policy 3
SWK 454 Generalist Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations 3
 Credits12
Fourth Year
Summer
SWK 481 Field Education I 5
SWK 482 Field Education Seminar I 1
SWK 483 Field Education II 5
SWK 484 Field Education Seminar II 1
 Credits12
 Total Credits39

Elective Social Work Courses

SWK 311Child Welfare3
SWK 312Social Work and the Legal Process2
SWK 313Orientation to Gerontology3
SWK 315Substance Use and Abuse2
SWK 316Interprofessional Health Care1
SWK 318Mental Health2
SWK 397Cooperative Education1-4
SWK 489Senior Honors Thesis (repeatable to a maximum 6 credits)1-3
SWK 493ASpecial Topics (repeatable to a maximum 9 credits)1-3

Office of the Registrar

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264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382