• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Odessa, TX, United States
Social work is a very practical profession, and social workers provide realistic, compassionate, and ethical leadership in helping people and communities cope with various social challenges. Upon graduation, baccalaureate social workers are ready to function in professional human service positions and have the pleasure of helping people lead better and more satisfying lives. 
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Overview

BSW students have chosen to dedicate their college experience to preparing for a professional career, and therefore receive an intensive education focused on the particular work and principles relevant to social work. 

The programme

Other liberal arts degrees, such as sociology and psychology, offer broad-based, generalized preparation for many different careers, while the BSW provides concentrated training for working with individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Social Welfare Policies and Issues
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Social Policy Analysis
  • Ethics and Values of Social Work
  • Introduction to Social Work Research
  • Child Abuse and Neglect

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    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

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 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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