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Social Work, B.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kingsville, TX, United States
The Social Work Program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville offers the Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree preparing students to engage in entry level, generalist social work practice with individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations, and communities with particular emphasis on the ecological perspective. 
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Overview

The B.S.W. degree program has been continuously accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 2004, and our graduates are eligible to sit for the social work baccalaureate level examination.  Additionally, the Social Work Program participates in the Title IV-E program.  Our graduates provide social work services in a variety of fields of practice including youth and family services, mental health care, health care, criminal and juvenile justice, and services to older adults.  The social work values of service, social and economic justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence in practice serve as our defining principles guiding our application of social work knowledge and skills to client populations.  The primary mission of our social work program is to prepare graduates to provide competent, entry-level, generalist social work practice to diverse client populations.

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:

  • The Social Work Profession I
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
  • Social Welfare: Policy and Advocacy I
  • Social Work Practice I
  • Social Work Research and Evaluation I
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
  • Social Welfare: Policy and Advocacy II
  • Social Work Practice II
  • Social Work Research and Evaluation II
  • Selected Topics in Social Work
  • Principles of Youth and Family Social Work
  • Principles of Mental Health Social Work
  • Principles of Health Social Work

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    6.5

    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:

    500

    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

  • ApplyTexas Application form
  • Official secondary school transcripts showing subjects, marks received, and graduation date
  • Official transcripts with subjects and marks received from any colleges or universities attended
  • Certified, literal translations of all credentials officially issued in any language other than English
  • An ACT or SAT is not part of the admission requirement
  • A Bank Statement certifying the sponsor to have at least U.S. $31,655.00 (stated in U.S. currency) dated within twelve months (one year) of the first enrollment
  • Application fee of $50.00- this must be a bank money order in U.S. dollars on U.S. banks

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22102 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22102 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kingsville

  • 921 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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