School of Social Work

The undergraduate social work program in WSU’s School of Social Work offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. The BSW program prepares students for foundation-level professional social work practice.

Students should consult the academic probation and dismissal standards for Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the beginning of the Fairmount College section and the requirements for retention stated in the BSW Student Manual found online at the School of Social Work website ( There will be no credit toward the social work degree for prior life or work experiences.

Accreditation Status

The BSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Students graduating from an accredited BSW program are eligible for professional social work licensure in Kansas.

Majors in Social Work

Courses in the School of Social Work