Curriculum

Tennessee Transfer Path (TTP) Curriculum

(for students who are transferring from a community college with your AA or AS in Social Work)

 

Social Work Path for Graduation in Four Years

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Degree (B.S.S.W.) General Education Course Requirements

Biological & Physical Systems
(Biology 110 and Zoology 201 or 251)
8 hours
Communications
(English 100 – 110 or 111, and 112, Communications 230)
9 – 14 hours
Fine Arts (Aesthetics) elective
(Selected from approved general education listing)
3 hours
Humanities
(Selected from approved general education courses)
9 hours
Mathematics
(Mathematics 100 – 110 or 140 and 210)
6 – 11 hours
Social & Behavioral Sciences
(Psychology 101 and Sociology 201)
6 hours
Complete any two courses from the following:
Economics 201 or 202, Political Science 210 or 220
Consumer Resource Management 205
6 hours
Foreign Language
(Completion of 122 or higher in any language)
4-8 hours
Sociology 202 or 308 3 hours
General Education and Required Curriculum 54 – 68 hours

Social Work Course Requirements

SWRK 200 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare 3 hours
SWRK 220 Understanding Human Diversity and Oppressed Populations 3 hours
SWRK Electives –May be taken any time before the 4th semester in the program. 6 hours
(Application is submitted for Initial Progression)
1st Semester
SWRK 300 Social Welfare Policies and Services 3 hours
SWRK 320 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3 hours
2nd Semester
SWRK 330 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3 hours
SWRK 340 Social Work Practice I 3 hours
SWRK 350 Social Work Skills and Techniques 3 hours
(Application is submitted for Advanced Progression)
Maymester
SWRK 400 Social Work Practice II 3 hours
3rd Semester
SWRK 410 Social Work Research and Evaluation 3 hours
SWRK 440 Social Work Practice III 3 hours
SWRK 460 Social Work Senior Seminar 2 hours
SWRK 470 Social Work Field Instruction Preparation 1 hour
(Application is submitted for Full Progression)
4th Semester
SWRK 490 Social Work Field Instruction 12 hours
Total Hours for Social Work Requirement 51 hours
Electives 10 – 15 hours

Total Semester Hours Required for a B.S.S.W. Degree - 120 hours

Internship

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