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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Social Work - Individuals and Families Concentration, MSW


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Program Code: MSW_135C
CIP Code: 44.0701

Program of Study for the Master of Social Work


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; an undergraduate liberal arts background, including knowledge from a variety of disciplines; personal statement.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus.

Elective Courses (6 Hours)


  • 6 hours of graduate electives selected in consultation with an advisor

Note on Academic Standards For Retention in the MSW Program


Academic standards for retention in the MSW Program include abiding by the ASU Code of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, the National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics, the MSW Program’s Competencies, and the following standards: 1) Scholastic Performance; 2) Professional Identity and Self Awareness; 3) Ethical Behavior; 4) Interpersonal Relationships; and 5) Commitment to Diversity, Social Justice, and Human Rights. Failure to meet these standards may result in dismissal from the program. The standards are fully described in the MSW Student Handbook. MSW students must achieve a grade of “C” or higher in all social work courses, maintain an overall GPA of 3.0, earn no more than two final grades of “C” or below in the program of study, and earn a Satisfactory in all foundation and applicable concentration field courses. Students are dismissed from the MSW Program if they earn more than two final grades of a “C” or lower or if they earn an Unsatisfactory in a field course.

Other Requirements for the MSW


  • Thesis: Not required
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Not required
  • Comprehensive: Not required
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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