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Owensboro Regional Campus - BSW Program Site

Owensboro Campus

The BSW degree is also offered at the WKU Elizabethtown, WKU Glasgow, and WKU Owensboro campuses. These campuses offer several unique advantages that include a relaxed atmosphere, smaller class sizes, and access to individualized attention from your professors. Plus, these programs give you the opportunity to not only attend classes close to home but prepare you for work in your communities. 

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Whitney Harper, Assistant Professor - Phone: (270) 852-7788  Email:

Kevin Dorth, Advising Associate - Phone: (270) 684-9797  Email:


Students and Dr. Harper at Lobby Day in Frankfort, KY 2016

Lobby Day in Frankfort, Kentucky  2016

The following rotation describes the classes that entering social work majors at the Owensboro campus must take during each of their five semesters in the major. The sequence includes the core required courses as well as nine hours of electives within the major. Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to select these electives.

First Year Course Rotation

Fall Semester

SWRK 330: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I

SWRK 344: Social Work Statistics & Data Analysis

SWRK 375: Social Work Practice I

Spring Semester

SWRK 331: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II

SWRK 345: Social Work Research Methods

SWRK 379: Introduction to Social Work Communication Skills

 Second Year Course Rotation

Fall Semester

SWRK 378: Social Work Practice II

SWRK 381: Social Work Practice III

SWRK 395: Social Welfare Policy & Issues

Spring Semester

SWRK 480: Social Work Field Practicum I

SWRK 481: Social Work Field Seminar I

Summer Semester

SWRK 482: Social Work Field Practicum II

SWRK 483: Social Work Field Seminar II

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 Last Modified 10/24/16