Jun 09, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Work (B.S.)

60-61 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours


Social Work majors are required to complete an 18 credit hour Minor in a discipline of their choosing. Associate Degree accepted as substitution for minor.

Students are encouraged to pursue a minor or double major in Addiction Studies if appropriate to their career plans.

  • Students may double count up to 12 hours for their Certificate, Specialization, Minor, or Double Major.
  • Minimum of 30 credit hours must be taken from USD
  • Maximum of 90 transfer credit hours may be applied to the degree

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs

USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan.