Briercrest College

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

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Program Information

School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College – Psychology
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Get the training you need to serve as a social worker. This program is a great option for students who want to help individuals, families, groups, and communities in need through social work. Begin at Briercrest, where you’ll gain a spiritual and academic foundation before transferring to Minot State to specialize in your field. Graduate with a BA in Psychology from Briercrest and a Bachelor of Social Work from MSU.

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URL:Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at Briercrest College
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersRehabilitation Teachers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must: - Have earned a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60 per cent in four academic grade 12 courses, including at least one academic English course. - Be a professing and practicing Christian. - Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Section A: Modified Core Courses (45 credit hours): BIOL 120 The Nature of Life (3) – required for Major, BLST 111 Introduction to the Old Testament (3), BLST 109 Introduction to the New Testament (3), BLST 200+ elective, CM 101 Foundations of Church Ministry, or THEO 200+ elective (3), BLST 300+ elective (3), ENG 100 Literature and Composition I (3), ENG 101 Literature and Composition II (3), Fine Arts, Human Movement and Communication, or the Global Community Elective (3), HIS 237 History of Christianity I (3), HIS 238 History of Christianity II (3), IDST 200 Int. Studies: Modernity and Postmodernity (3) or IDST 300 Christianity and the Natural Sciences (3), PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy II (3), PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3) – required for Major, THEO 112 Introduction to Spiritual Theology (3), and THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology (3) Section B: Psychology Required Courses (30 credit hours): PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3) – fulfilled in the Modified Core, PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II (3), PSY 280 Human Development: A Lifespan Perspective (3), PSY 301 Research Methods in the Social Sciences (3), PSY 320 Social Psychology (3) or PSY 330 Theories of Personality (3), PSY 350 Cognitive Psychology (3), and PSY 415 Abnormal Psychology (3) Elective Courses (9 credit hours): PSY 320 Social Psychology (3), PSY 330 Theories of Personality (3), PSY 336 Positive Psychology (3), PSY 340 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3), PSY 351 Psychology of Counselling (3), PSY 379 Psychology of Personal and Interpersonal Dynamics (3), PSY 381 Psychology of Human Development: Children, PSY 382 Psychology of Human Development: Adolescents, PSY 383 Psychology of Human Development: Adults, PSY 393 Specialized Study, PSY 430 Human Sexuality, PSY 441 Counselling and Contemporary Society, PSY 442 Premarital Counselling, PSY 450 Psychology of Religion, PSY 471 Educational Psychology, PSY 493 Specialized Study Section C: Cognate Requirement (3 credit hours): Fulfilled in the Modified Core: BIOL 120 The Nature of Life (3) Section D: General Education and Support Courses (21 credit hours): ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology (3), COMM 104 Public Speaking (3), ECON 100 Microeconomics (3) or ECON 101 Macroeconomics (3), HIS 100 Issues in World History I (3), HIS 101 Issues in World History II (3), HIS 210 American History to 1865, (3) or HIS 211 American History since 1865 (3), KIN 262 Physical Activity and Wellness (3), NTST 110 Introduction to Native Studies (3), and SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I (3), Electives PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit) and SL 1-4 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) MSU (64 credit hours): Application to the College of Education and Health Sciences will take place in the student’s final year at BCS.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 27, 2019

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