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Social Work, B.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The Behavioral Science department is a rigorous interdisciplinary program (Anthropology, Family Studies, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Substance Use Disorder Counseling) that prepares students to make positive contributions in their academic, work, and community settings by developing their understanding of human functioning in various contexts.
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Overview

The UVU Behavioral Science Department offers classes that fulfill the social science distribution requirements for graduation, the Behavioral Science pre-major for the associate degree, the Behavioral Science major for the bachelor degree (with an emphasis in Anthropology, Family Studies, Psychology, or Sociology, a Bachelor of Social Work, and a Certificate of Proficiency in Substance Use Disorder Counseling (SUDC).

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:

  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Interviewing Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of all general education courses.
  • Completion of SW 1010 with a B- grade or higher.
  • Completion of ENGL 1010 and ENGL 2010 or 2020 with a C+ grade or higher.
  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Approval of the Social Work Admissions Committee. 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1198 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1198 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      432 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      432 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Orem

    • 950 - 1650 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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