General Undergraduate Admission Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Concordia University Chicago undergraduate programs as published in the Concordia University Chicago academic catalog.
New students are accepted into undergraduate degree-seeking programs for online (ADP) and on-campus (Traditional) study in the fall and spring semesters. If you have any questions please work with your admissions advisors.
BA Social Work Major Requirements
|SOW-4000||Introduction to Social Work||3|
|SOW-4110||Social Work Values and Ethics||3|
|SOW-4200||Social Welfare Policies and Services||3|
|SOW-4210||Cultural Sensitivity in Social Work Practice||3|
|SOW-4320||Human Behavior in the Social Environment I||3|
|SOW-4325||Human Behavior in the Social Environment II||3|
|SOW-4420||Social Work Practice I: Micro-Methods of Intervention||3|
|SOW-4430||Social Work Practice II: Mezzo-Methods of Intervention||3|
|SOW-4440||Social Work Practice III: Macro-Methods of Intervention||3|
|SOW-4700||Social Work Research Methods||3|
|SOW-4990||Social Work Field Experience||9|
|SOW-4991||Social Work Field Seminar||3|
|Select six hours from the following:||6|
|Professional Development and Leadership in Social Work|
|Loss and Mourning|
|Social Work with Abusive and Addictive Systems|
|Social Work with Children and Adolescents|
|Human Rights in the Contemporary Era|
|Special Topics in SOW Practice|
CAS Social Work graduates are considered professional social workers who can be employed in entry-level social work positions in the community. Upon successful completion of the program the student earns a baccalaureate degree and is eligible to begin to gain the two years of supervised practice required to qualify for licensed social worker designation (LSW). The admission requirements for the social work program are listed in the section: College of Health, Science, and Technology Special Admissions Criteria.
Students in the College of Health, Science and Technology or The College of Theology, Arts and Humanities must meet all University requirements found in the Academic Information section of this catalog. Specific requirements for these Colleges include the following:
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for all coursework completed at CUC
- A minimum GPA of 2.00 for all courses taken in the major at CUC
- A minimum grade of C for all courses taken in a major at CUC
- The Department of Natural Sciences requires a minimum grade of C for courses within the major that are not pre-requisites for other courses. For courses that are pre-requisites, the C minimum remains unless superseded by admission grade requirements for specific programs, e.g., nursing at Oak Point (formerly Resurrection) University, microscopy at Hooke College, medicine/dentistry/pharmacy at LECOM, etc.).
The following courses may not be taken on the Pass/Fail grade option:
Course List Code Title Hours ENG-0100 College Writing 3 ENG-1100 English Composition 3 ENG-2000 Writing About Literature 3 MAT-0100 Fundamentals of Math 3 MAT-0110 Advanced Intermediate Algebra 3 Any course in a major at CUC