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Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 Previous Edition

Social Work, Honors Program

The Social Work Honors Program is an academic honors program which emphasizes community-engaged research and scholarship activities such as drafting, submitting, and presenting research outcomes.

Admission Requirements

Students may apply for admission to the Undergraduate Social Work Honors Program (USWH) during the application to the Upper Division Social Work program.  The undergraduate admissions committee will determine consideration for the USWH program.

Admission criteria is as follows:

  1. Overall GPA of 3.50
  2. Submit a typed statement addressing the following areas (maximum length 500 words):
    • What are your academic/career goals specifically related to social work?
    • How is the USWH relevant to your academic and/or career goals? How will participation in the USWH help achieve these goals?
    • Have you identified a faculty member whose research area interests you?
    • Briefly discuss a project or potential project that you will participate in and complete as a thesis to fulfill USWH requirements.
  3. Upon acceptance, the student must sign the Honors College Student Code form.

Certification Requirements

The Honors section/requirements of each of the following courses must be successfully completed: