1. When are students admitted to the undergraduate program in the School of Social Work?
2. Who is considered for admission to the undergraduate program?
- Submitted a completed application by the deadline specified by the school.
- Completed the seven prerequisite courses by fall of their junior year. These courses are:
- SW 200 Introduction to Social Work or SW200H with a grade of 2.0 or higher
- Related courses:
- EC 201 micro economics or EC 202 macro economics
- PLS 100 Introduction to American National Government or PLS140 Intro to Comparative Politics
- PSY 101 Introductory to Psychology
- PSY 2**-level course: PSY 200, 209, 236, 239, 244, 270, or 280
- SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
- One body science from the following:
- MMG 141 – Introductory Human Genetic
- HNF 150 – Human Nutrition
- PSL 250 Introductory Physiology
- PSY 209 Brain and Behavior (however, if used for this requirement, it may not be used for the 200-level course)
- ISB 204 Applied Biomedical Sciences*
* If ISB 204 is used to meet the University ISB requirement, we will waive the School's body science requirement.
3. How do I make sure I have met the requirements to be considered for admission?
4. What if I earn 56 credits (junior standing) by the end of Fall semester of my sophomore year?
5. How are admissions decisions made?
6. Why should I consider coming to MSU for my BASW degree?
7. When may I apply?
8. How do I apply for the BASW program?