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Social Work (B.S.W.)
Social Work (B.S.W.)

Social Work (B.S.W.)

  • ID:ASU10079
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$10,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00
  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$10,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00

* * Spring health insurance amount includes summer.

Estimated Total/program:
$103,360.00
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60
Accept letter
100
Visa
20
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

For undergraduate, freshmen students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.3/4.0 on secondary/high school work.

For undergraduate, transfer students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

For undergraduate, post-degree students

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

English Requirement

Incoming international undergraduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.

  • Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 80% or above

  • Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels

  • Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program

  • TOEFL-Paper Based*: 500

  • TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 46

  • TOEFL-Internet Based***: 61

  • IELTS*: 5.5

  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 43

  • iTEP Academic Plus*: 4

  • EIKEN: Grade Pre-1

  • SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)

  • ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on reading and English sections)

  • High School Marks (India, Nepal, and Pakistan): 60% in English at X and XII in Certificate

  • High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12

  • IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature

  • High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated

  • Duolingo English Test: 90

*Note: A-State's code is 6011

**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years

***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.

 

Course Information

The mission of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at A-State is to educate generalist practitioners who will work to enhance intellectual growth, and to enrich lives through social justice and service specifically with rural populations. It employs a problem-solving process and relies on critical thinking.

Bachelors level social workers work with a variety of clients in many settings. The skills learned in the curriculum include interviewing skills, assessment skills, and intervention skills. The BSW qualifies the student to sit for the state exam at the Licensed Social Worker level. The state licensing law outlines the level of practice at this level. This is referred to as the Generalist Practice level.

Generalist practitioners work within an organizational structure in which they use appropriate supervision and assume a wide range of professional roles (DuBois & Miley, 1996). These roles include broker, enabler/counselor, mediator, educator, evaluator, case manager/coordinator and advocate/activist (Kirst-Ashman & Hull, 1999). Empowerment oriented social workers focus on clients’ strengths and adaptive skills as well as clients’ competencies and potential. They work collaboratively with their clients.

Empowerment joins personal power and political power so as to increase an individual’s ability to control his or her destiny and “...to alter systems, redistribute resources, open up opportunity structures, and reorganize society” (Hartman, 1990; Lee, 1994 cited in DuBois & Miley, 1999, p. 28).

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