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Social Work, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Undergraduate Social Work at Indiana University South Bend students who are admitted as degree-seeking students will be required to complete the campus-wide General Education program prior to graduation with a baccalaureate degree.
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Overview

Learning outcomes

The Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree at Indiana University South Bend requires a minimum of 120 hours. This includes 42-45 hours of general/supportive liberal arts courses and 52 credit hours in social work courses. 

The remainder of credits are completed through selection of electives and meeting general education requirements. The School of Social Work requirements sometimes overlap with the GenEd requirements for the IUSB campus.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Diversity in a Pluralistic Society 
  • Introduction to Social Work 
  • Human Growth and Development in the Social Environment 
  • History and Analysis of Social Welfare Policy 
  • Small Group Theory and Practice 
  • Social Welfare Policy and Practice 
  • Social Work Research 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

In general, we recommend that students complete college preparatory coursework that includes:

  • Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction
  • Six to eight semesters of mathematics
  • Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology)
  • Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills
  • Two semesters of health, physical education, or safety

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3447 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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