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Social Work, B.A.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

You can pursue the general Social Work program at Christopher Newport University or concentrate in either anthropology or criminology.

Social workers spend their careers helping others, from criminal justice to the mental health field, public welfare and beyond. In our accredited social work program, you'll develop the essential skills, knowledge and values of the social work professions. The major prepares you for beginning generalist social work practice.

The highly integrated social work curriculum includes a sequence of study in the following areas:

  • Social welfare policy and services
  • Human behavior and the social environment
  • Research and social work practice

After Graduation

A degree in sociology, social work or anthropology from Christopher Newport opens up a world of opportunities. Our graduates have launched rewarding careers in government, nonprofit work in the U.S. and abroad, business, teaching, law and law enforcement, child welfare, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation, among many others.

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 included:

  • General Biology Laboratory
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Investigating the Biological Bases of Behavior and Cognition
  • Globalization and Society
  • Identity, Community, and the Individual
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • Statistics for Social Research
  • Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Essay
  • $65 non-refundable application fee or fee waiver
  • Virginia In-State Tuition Rates Eligibility You must complete all questions in the Residency and Parent/Legal Guardian Residency sections of the application to be eligible for in-state tuition. 
  • Applying to the President’s Leadership and/or Honors Program
  • Select “Yes” for President’s Leadership Program and/or Honors program in the Academics section of the application.
  • Complete the mandatory essay questions.
  • An interview is required in order to be considered for these programs.
  • Submit your most recent official high school transcript. Paper transcripts are accepted, but we encourage electronically submitted transcripts. (Please note: Applications submitted through the Coalition Application will be reviewed using the self-submitted transcript information)
  • Have your SAT, ACT and/or CLT scores sent directly to Christopher Newport (unless you choose to apply test-optional).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13895 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13895 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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