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Social Work, BA

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work is designed to prepare beginning level generalist social work practitioners who are committed to the values and ethics of the profession and the provision of quality services to diverse clients. Coursework and field experiences expose students to a variety of social work settings and clients who represent diverse socio-cultural backgrounds. The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

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Admission Requirements

  • To meet transfer admission criteria, students must have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher for all college or university course work attempted. Students must be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended.

  • Required documents are: application for admission, $30 nonrefundable application fee, and official transcripts from all colleges or universities.

  • Students interested in the major in social work must submit an application for admissions to the major and be approved by the program's Admissions Committee. Application forms are available in the program office.

  • All students must have a 2.50 GPA in order to declare a major in Social Work, and must maintain that 2.50 GPA in order to remain in the program.

Delivery Method

Courses are offered face-to face in the evenings and/or Saturdays at the University Center facility in Grayslake.


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