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Academic Foundations 003
African-American and African Studies 014
Allied Health Technologies 045
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Archaeology 075
Art (Art 080, B.F.A. Visual Arts 081, Art History 082, Arts Management 084)
Biological Sciences
Central and Eastern European Studies (CEES) 149
Chemistry 160
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geology 460)
Economics 220
Urban Education 300
English (350 and 352)
Environmental Sciences 375
French 420
Geoscience Engineering 465
Greek 490
Hebraic Studies 500
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Human-Computer Interaction 531
International Affairs
Italian 560
Journalism and Media Studies 570
Korean 574
Latin 580
Legal Studies
Linguistics 615
Mathematics (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medical Technology 660
Music (Music 700, Music Performance 701)
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 810
Psychology 830
Puerto Rican Studies 836
Religious Studies 840
Slavic 861
Social Work 910
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Theater Arts, Television and Media Arts (Theater Arts 965, Speech 950)
Urban Studies 975
Women's Studies 988
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Consortium with New Jersey Institute of Technology
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses Social Work 910 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

The social work major prepares students to enter a helping profession that has a long history of concern and action for the well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Students are prepared for beginning-level, generalist practice, with emphasis on special populations including youth and families, the elderly, and those at risk.

The department is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and includes academic course work and supervised field practice. Graduates are eligible for certification by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners and also for advanced standing if they pursue graduate study in social work. The major may be declared after completing at least 24 credits, including one of the following courses, taken at Rutgers-Newark, with a grade of C or better: 21&62:910:220, 322, 341, 342 or 345. Academic credit is not given for life experience. Students should contact the department for advising as soon as possible.

The requirements for the social work major include:

1. Social Work

21&62:910:220 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare (3)

21&62:910:322 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

21&62:910:324 Social Work Practice Laboratory (3)

21&62:910:341 Social Welfare Policies through 1930s (3)

21&62:910:342 Contemporary Social Welfare Policies (3)

21&62:910:345 Human Diversity (3)

21&62:910:346 Social Work Theory and Methods I (3)

21&62:910:400 Service Learning Internship (1) (optional but recommended)

21&62:910:411 Social Work Theory and Methods II (3)

21&62:910:412 Social Work Theory and Methods III (3)

21&62:910:413 Social Work Senior Seminar I (2)

21&62:910:414 Social Work Senior Seminar II (2)

21&62:910:471 Field Practice in Social Work I (4)

21&62:910:472 Field Practice in Social Work II (4)

2. Sociology(one of the following)

21&62:920:201 Introduction to Sociology (3)

21&62:920:202 Critical Themes in Sociology (3)

3. Psychology

21&62:830:102 Principles of Psychology (3)

4. Research

21&62:920:301-302 Social Research (4,4) or 21&62:830:301 Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (4) and 21&62:830:302 Experimental Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (4)

5. Biology

A minimum of 3 credits in a human biology course

6. Political Science

21&62:790:201American National Government(3)

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