MAVMajors INFO - Social Work

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Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW)

Office location -  358 North Trafton Science Center
Phone: 507-389-5718

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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. Admission to Major is granted by the department.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies
    University admission requirements are a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours.
    A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 (C) is required for admission to the major.

How to declare this major – In the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, majors are declared within each department's main office.

  • Contact the Advising Center.
    Advising “U”
    114 Armstrong Hall
    Phone 507-389-6306
  • Tips for Success

The current undergraduate bulletin for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation


What do the experts say about a major in Social Work

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Search for related books available in the Career Resource Library in the CDC

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

The Princeton Review

College Board



Take action and network with people in the field of Social Work

On campus clubs

Memorial Library Guides

Professional Organizations-

Read more about Social Work

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