FHU / Dickson at the Renaissance Center offers programs for students who desire to complete a bachelor’s degree and who have completed an associate’s degree or who have completed 60 or more credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university. For students just beginning their college coursework, Nashville State Community College offers classes at the Renaissance Center that lead to the completion of an associate’s degree.
The Social Work program is nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, providing top-tier classes and opportunities for its students to participate in community outreach events. Graduates in social work are prepared for graduate school and positions in many diverse settings including: mental health agencies, child and family services, geriatric programs, rehabilitation programs, medical social work, and school social work. Social Work Students in Action (SWSA), the professional club for social work majors, allows students to participate in a wide range of community outreach projects and to meet and interact with social work professionals from a range of fields. Students with the required GPAs are invited into membership in Omicron Psi, the honors organization for Social Work majors.
Nadine G. McNeal, B.S.W., M.S.S.W.
Director of Social Work; Assistant Professor of Social Work
These 4 Year Plans assume two years obtaining an A.A. or A.S. (or transfer with B.S.W.), and then outline the completion of your bachelor's degree at FHU / Dickson in two years.
Course of Study for a B.S.W. Major in Social Work
Prerequisite: Associate of Arts or Sciences (A.A. or A.S.) in Social Work
(Please consult the catalog or website of Nashville State Community College or another regionally accredited community college participating in the Tennessee Transfer Pathways Program for degree requirements for the A.A. or A.S. degrees in Social Work.)
The following courses are required lower-division courses for the B.S. in Social Work degree and must be completed in the freshman and sophomore years as part of the A.A. or A.S. in Social Work degree.
*The Liberal Arts Core Requirements are met for students with Associate of Arts or Science (A.A. or A.S.) degrees. Specific courses noted must be completed as part of the A.A. or A.S. degree. Ten hours of Bible from FHU are required.
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