Department of Social Work, Sociology,

 & Criminal Justice

Dr. Lori J. Anderson, Head

Humanities Building, Room 375

(254) 968-9024

Professor: Anderson

Associate Professors: Eichenberg, Harrington, Shigley,

Stanley-Stevens

Assistant Professors: Abright, Gustafson, Hendrickson, Key, Plattsmier, Rappaport, Styron

Instructors: Holloway, Piechocki

        The Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Social Work degree, a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology, and a Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees in Criminal Justice.

SOCIAL WORK

        The principal educational objective of the program leading to a Bachelor of Social Work degree is preparation of students for generalist social work practice. This program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and qualifies graduates for the licensing examination for Social Work under Texas law. No academic credit is awarded for life experiences in this degree program.

        Requirements for admission, retention, and successful completion of the program are described in the Social Work Program Student Handbook.

THE BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK DEGREE

 

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

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Courses Required for BSW  

SWK 2073, 2083, 3003, 3033, 3053, 3143, 3163, 3293, 3393, 4103, 4123, 4226, 4236,1  

45
BIOL 21942 and 22042 or PSY 41232     3-8
SOC 2013,3 PSY 1013,3 3103 9
Advanced SWK electives 9
Electives from SOC, SWK, C J  12
Electives  12
   

1 See p. 383 for SWK course descriptions.
2 Social Work students should consider taking BIOL 2194 and 2204 to satisfy the core curriculum lab science requirement. If other lab sciences are selected, you will be required by take PSY 4123 to meet the requirement of CSWE for the Human Biological Component.
3 Satisfies the Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement of the core curriculum.


THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN SOCIOLOGY

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

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Courses Required for BS in Sociology  
Minor (6 hours advanced)  
18
CIS 1033 
3
Electives
9
SOC 2013, 4023, 4033, SOC elective1
12
Advanced SOC electives
6
 
Additional Courses Required for Support Areas2
For Social Practice support area

PHIL 20133

3

MATH 3003 or G B 3113 or SOC 3303

3

ENGL 3123 or 4123 or CIS 3003 or 3153

3

ECO 1013,3 2013,3 or 2023

3

SOC 3033, 3103, 3203, or 4123

6

SOC electives (at least 6 hours advanced)

9

Advanced electives

6
 
For Social Theory support area

ECO 2013,3 2023

6

PHIL 10133

3

Advanced HIST or POLS 

6

Advanced ECO or PSY

6

SOC 4043, 4053

6

SOC advanced electives

6

1 See p. 385 for SOC course descriptions.
2 Students are required to select one of these support areas as part of their major.
3 If counted toward university core curriculum requirement for social and behavioral sciences, students must complete additional hours of electives.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

        

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

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Courses Required for BS in Criminal Justice  
Minor (6 hours advanced)
18
ENGL 2303  
3
SOC 3033
3
C J 1313, 1333, 2323, 2363, 23731
15
C J 3053, 3063, 3103
9
Advanced C J elective
3
Electives, 9 hours advanced
12
 
Additional Courses Required for Support Areas
For Corrections Support Area

Electives

3

C J 2383

3

C J 3303, 4243, 4283, advanced C J elective

12
 
For Law Enforcement Support Area

C J 2343, 2353

6

C J 4123, 42031   

6

Advanced C J electives

6
 
For Generalist Support Area

SOC 3303

3

C J 4063, 4873, 48831 

9

C J 4203 or 4243 or 4283 

6

1 See p. 299 for C J course descriptions.