Community services requirements
The community services program is an interdisciplinary major that
combines classroom study with practical application through extensive
Objectives are to:
- Increase student knowledge of the social work approach to solving
- Help students gain intellectual skills, moral insight and humanistic
- Encourage students to develop ethical and analytical thinking
essential to professional life in social work, law, foreign service and
- Prepare students desiring professional work as social workers and
other human service practitioners.
The community services major is offered only at the University’s main
Bachelor of Arts
General education core (45-51 semester hours)
Community services major (57 semester hours)
Lower division courses
- SOC 240 Research Methods.
- One lower-division course in economics.
- One lower-division course in history or political science.
- One lower-division course in psychology.
- One additional lower division course in sociology.
Upper division courses
- One upper-division course in economics.
- One upper-division course in history or political science.
- SOC 339 Introduction to Social Work: Methods and Ethics.
- PSY 340 Interviewing (a prerequisite for SOC 339).
- Three additional upper-division courses concentrating in one field,
chosen from psychology, sociology, political science, history or
- A minimum of 12 semester hours of internship.
- Senior seminar. Student selects a senior seminar from a Social
Before enrolling in an internship (CSP 390), students must meet the
- Completion of 12 semester hours of required major courses on the
- Completion of SOC 339: Introduction to Social Work: Methods and
Ethics, with a grade of "C" or better.
- Have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5.
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