Bachelor of Social Work Courses

100% Online Accredited Degree Program

King University's online Bachelor of Social Work degree program provides an opportunity for current or future professionals to advance in their career.

Online Social Work Courses

General Education Core Requirements (in semester hours):

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned a total of 30 semester hours of common experience and general education including:

Common Experience:

  • RELG 1001 Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice (4 s.h.)

General Education Experience:
Students must select at least one course from each of the following categories to meet the general education experience requirement.

  • Citizenship (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition (4 s.h.)
  • Human Creative Products (4 s.h.)
  • Quantitative Literacy (4 s.h.)
  • Science (4 s.h.)
  • Additional General Education Hours (6 s.h.)

Social Work Major Requirements:

  • SOWK 3180: Social Work Research and Evaluation (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3410: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3420: Human Diversity and Ethical Issues (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3610: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE): Person in Environment Perspective (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3620: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE): Life Course Perspective (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3810: Generalist Practice (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3820: Family and Group Practice (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3830: Community and Organizations Practice (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 3840: Writing for Social Workers (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 4410: Social Welfare Policy (4 s.h.)
  • SOWK 4800: Integrative Practice (12 s.h.)
  • Total: 52 semester hours

Degree format: 100% ONLINE*

To graduate from King University, students must accumulate at least 124 semester hours (48 of which must be completed at King University).

Undergraduate Transfer Credit

Credits from previously attended colleges or universities will be evaluated based on institutional accreditation, level, content, quality, comparability and degree of program relevance. Those accepted will be applied to the new degree being sought, up to a maximum of 76 semester hours.

However, the University will grant semester-hour equivalence only for transfer work with a grade of C- or better, and only work with grades of C- or better will apply toward graduation requirements. Students may submit up to 16 semester hours of prior major coursework for transfer consideration.

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