Honors in Major
Students are required to maintain an overall 3.40 grade-point average and a 3.40 grade-point average in major coursework.
Students must successfully complete three of the following courses:
SW 601H (required): Research Methods in Social Work (4 cr.)
SW 622: Social Work Practice I (4 cr.)
SW 623: Social Work Practice II (4 cr.)
SW 625: Social Welfare Policy in the Global Context (4cr.)
SW 701: Women and Aging (4 cr.)
SW 705: Child Welfare: Policies, Programs, and Practice
SW 711: Social Work and Mental Illness (4 cr.)
SW 712: Social Work and Developmental Disabilities (4 cr.)
SW 714: Drugs and Alcohol: Use, Misuse, and Addiction (4 cr.)
Students must also successfully complete:
SW 797–798, Honors Thesis (6 cr. over two semesters).
Typically, the thesis will be developed in conjunction with the Senior Field Internship. The department honors committee will review thesis proposals, assign a thesis adviser, and review the written thesis. Students will present their completed work at a department honors colloquium.
Please visit the Social Work departments forms page to download the honors course contract and honors program brochure.
For questions regarding the Honors program, please contact Mary Banach at firstname.lastname@example.org