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WKU Owensboro Regional Campus

Owensboro Campus

The BSW degree is available in person at WKU in Owensboro, 100% online, or in a combination of both, allowing you to attend classes close to home and prepare for work within your communities.

Contact an academic advisor to learn more about the BSW Program in Owensboro.

Program Contact: Dr. Whitney Harper
Assistant Professor

2018 BSW Orientation in Owensboro

BSW Orientation Fall 2018



Course Sequences

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

First Year 

Fall Semester

  • SWRK 301: Social Work Practice for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • SWRK 330: Human Behavior in the Social Environment 
  • SWRK 375: Social Work Practice I

Spring Semester

  • SWRK 357: Case Management
  • SWRK 378: Social Work Practice II
  • SWRK 379: Introduction to Social Work Communication Skills


Second Year 

Fall Semester

  • SWRK 345: Social Work Research Methods
  • SWRK 381: Social Work Practice III
  • SWRK 480 & 481: Social Work Field Practicum and Seminar I

Spring Semester

  • SWRK 395: Social Welfare Policy & Issues
  • SWRK 482 & 483: Social Work Field Practicum and Seminar II






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 Last Modified 3/19/21