Social Work - Courses

This Bachelor of Arts degree completion program requires all 51 units in the major be earned at Fresno Pacific University.The 73 units of general education requirements and general education electives/free electives (IGETC) complete the degree with a total of 124 units. 

BIB 314*Jesus and the Christian Community3 units
Required Courses
Semester 1
SW 122Helping People: Introduction to Social Work3 units
SW 301Human Behavior & Social Environment3 units
SW 351Urban Society & the Welfare State3 units
SW 361Social Problems & Public Policy3 units
Semester 2
SW 321Theory & Practice with Families3 units
SW 401Foundations of Social Work Practice3 units
SW 411Working with Groups3 units
SW 430Cultural Competence in Social Work Practices3 units
Semester 3
PSY 411Abnormal Psychology 3 units
BIB 439Bibiical Perspectives of Social Justice3 units
SW 421Becoming a Change Agent3 units
SW 462Introduction to Social Science Research 3 units
Semester 4
SW 478Senior Seminar in Social Work3 units
SW 479Senior Thesis/Project3 units
SW 484AField Experience in Social Work I3 units
SW 484BField Experience in Social Work II3 units

*This co-requisite course must be taken prior to Biblical Perspectives, either concurrently with cohort courses in semester 1 or prior to cohort start.

For course descriptions, please refer to the university catalog. Courses are listed alphabetically by course code in the back of the catalog.