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  School of Social Work 2019-2021 Degree Programs Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree with Social Work Major Undergraduate Admission  

Undergraduate Admission

Admission to the Bachelor of Arts with a Social Work Major (B.A.S.W.)

Undergraduate students begin the social work major in their junior year, having completed approximately 60 credits. Students should plan to declare the major during the spring semester of their sophomore year. Prospective B.A.S.W. students are notified of approval for the major by the School of Social Work Office of Admissions.

Qualifications

In order to be approved for the major, students must have achieved the following:

1. Admission to the university in either the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick or the Camden College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-Camden;

  1. A cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better. Exceptions to the grade-point average requirement may be made on an individual basis.

  2. Completion of approximately 60 credits, including the majority of prerequisites below:
    1. Basic Psychology
    2. Introduction to Sociology
    3. Human Biology or Facts of Life
    4. Statistics for Social Science or Elementary Applied Statistics
    5. Two liberal arts courses from the following: art, communications/speech, history, literature, music, philosophy, religion, or theater

For information about admission to the social work major, call 848-932-7520, or visit BASW.rutgers.edu. For information about admission to the university, visit the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions website or call 732-445-INFO (Campus Information Services).


 
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