Social Work, Degree Completion Loading...
The Bachelor of Social Work Program delivered by Community-based Learning Circles has several unique features, including:
- Curriculum designed to ensure cultural and geographic relevance to communities in the north and rural areas,
- Innovative course content sensitive to Indigenous peoples, and aligned with traditional philosophies and knowledge systems, and
- Convenient scheduling of courses, with weekend and evening delivery and local practicum placements.
See our Program Information Sheet
* Two years of university transfer courses
Students can apply to GPRC for the first two years (60 credits) of University Transfer, Arts course work (broad liberal arts and social science courses recommended). SW2010 Introduction to Social Work is mandatory for all incoming BSW students. Students apply to the University of Calgary for admission into third year of the program hosted at GPRC. This is a competitive program.
* Social Work Diploma
Students can apply for admission into this Bachelor degree program if they have successfully completed a two-year approved Social Work diploma. For a list of the Alberta approved diploma programs, please refer to the University of Calgary website. Students presenting a diploma may require some additional arts and sciences University Transfer courses. When applying for admission to the University of Calgary, students may request admission to the program hosted at GPRC.
* After Degree
Applicants who have successfully completed another degree, may apply for admission to the University of Calgary for admission to this program hosted at GPRC. SW2010 Introduction to Social Work is mandatory for all incoming BSW students.
Other Requirements for Applicants
Admission to the Bachelor of Social Work Community-based Learning Circles program follows the basic admission requirements of the University of Calgary. Applicants require the equivalent of a minimum GPA of 2.3. All applicants are required to complete the University of Calgary online Application for Admission, and upload the Faculty of Social Work required supporting documents by March 1.
Admission occurs annually to the Fall term only. Deadlines are posted on the University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work webpage. For more information about the program, contact the Bachelor of Social Work Coordinator at 780-539-2964; the Department of Arts and Education at 780-539-2995; or contact the University of Calgary directly:
Faculty of Social Work, Community-based Learning Circles Central & Northern:
University of Calgary
The University of Calgary sets the admission requirements to this degree. The University also governs the degree requirements and evaluates students’ eligibility for graduation. Students enrolled in university studies at GPRC must consult with the University of Calgary to ensure their course selection meets the University’s requirements for admission, transfer and graduation.