Bachelor of Social Work
Campbellsville University’s Baccalaureate Social Work Program stresses academic excellence and personal growth within a nurturing, Christian environment.
The program expands the University’s mission in advancing students toward continued learning in all aspects of life with specialized emphasis on the professional application of generalist social work practice. Scholarship, leadership, and Christian service are practiced as a part of the baccalaureate program with encouragement and emphasis placed on continuation throughout life.
As a facilitator of progressive change, the social work program strives to teach service within diverse communities, organizations, groups, families, and individuals, all in the context of Christian service.
The Baccalaureate Social Work Program at Campbellsville University is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Application and Handbook
How to Apply
The Campbellsville application process is simple and straightforward. Student may enter this program in August and in January. Follow these steps to begin your journey:
- Submit a complete application for admission form.
- Arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university previously and currently attended.
- Send three letters of recommendation from community leaders, pastors, teachers, or professionals who have knowledge of your interpersonal and learning skills.
- Completion of personal essay.
- If transferring less than 24 credit hours, arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official and final high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report.
Phi Alpha is a National Social Work Honor Society. The purpose of XI Omega Phi Alpha is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and to promote humanitarian goals and ideals.
Social Work Area (leading to the Bachelor of Social Work): 51 Hours
Students must complete ENG 111, with a grade of “C” or better, to enroll in Social Work Area Core courses.
Social Work Area Core: 45 Hours
Take each course on this list:
|SWK 310 Social Policy and Planning||3 hours|
|SWK 311 Human Behavior & the Social Environment I||3 hours|
|SWK 312 Human Behavior & the Social Env. II||3 hours|
|SWK 340 Practice II (Family)||3 hours|
|SWK 342 Human Diversity||3 hours|
|SWK 365 Quantitative Research||3 hours|
|SWK 366 Qualitative Research||3 hours|
|SWK 410 Field Instruction||12 hours|
|SWK 420 Field Instruction||6 hours|
|SWK 421 Field Instruction||6 hours|
|SWK 450 Practice III (Communities & Organizations)||3 hours|
|SWK 455 Practice IV (Groups)||3 hours|
*Students may take 12 hours over 1 semester (SWK 410) or take 6 hours per semester (SWK 420 and SWK 421)
There is a required course fee of $180 for SWK 410 & SWK 421
Social Work Area Electives and Approved Cognates: 6 Hours
Choose two courses from this list.
|SWK 315 Crisis Intervention||3 hours|
|SWK 331 Marriage & Family||3 hours|
|SWK 350 Values and Ethics in Social Work Practice||3 hours|
|SWK 360 Child Abuse & Neglect||3 hours|
|SWK 370 Child Abuse & Interventions||3 hours|
|SWK 414 Human Rights||3 hours|
|SWK 425 Death, Dying and Bereavement||3 hours|
|SWK 460 Aging||3 hours|
|SWK 480 Special Topics Seminar in Social Work||3 hours|
|SWK 481 Addictions||3 hours|