WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK AND GERONTOLOGY

ADMISSIONS INSTRUCTIONS FOR ENTRY INTO THE
FIRST PHASE OF THE SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

Please carefully read the following instructions!

This application must be submitted when the student is enrolled in or has previously taken Social Work 2100–Human Behavior and the Social Environment or an approved equivalent. A deadline will be announced and posted on Bulletin Boards when the applications are due. Applications should be submitted the semester prior to which the student wishes to be admitted into the Social Work Program.

 
  1. A completed Social Work admissions form. Please fill out all information completely. Give additional information to clarify where needed.
     
  2. A one (1) page autobiographical sketch, including reasons for choosing social work as a major. Discuss any social service related work or volunteer service. Be specific regarding hours spent in paid work or volunteer service.
     
  3. A current copy of all transcripts (can be unofficial). Highlight the SW prerequisite classes on your transcript.
     
  4. Two (2) Online Reference Forms submitted here http://www.weber.edu/socwkgen/studentresources/References.html. Letters from your references are optional, but accepted. The Online Reference forms are "Required". References must be from professional individuals who know you–for example: work supervisors, religious leaders, or professors. References from family or friends will NOT be accepted.
     

Students will be admitted to the program based on an objective point system which will include information taken from the admissions form, transcripts, autobiography, and letters of reference. All requirements listed on the admissions form must be completed prior to actual admission.

The Social Work Program Admissions Committee will review applicants each semester and select the most qualified students to fill available slots. Students will be notified by mail of their admission status.

Call 801-626-6157 or email swkgeront@weber.edu if you have any questions.

 

COMPLETE THIS FORM AND ATTACH DOCUMENTATION

Program Admissions Application

Social Work Program
Weber State University

Name:
W #:
Present Address:
Permanent Mailing Address:
Phone(Home/Work/Cell):
Email:
Gender: Male   Female
Year of Birth:
Ethnicity:
What is your MINOR?
Double Major?
If yes, what?
Yes    No
Cumulative GPA:
Number of Semester hours completed to date:
Semester & Year for which you are applying:

COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENTS:
 
WSU Composition
(English 1010 & 2010)
Yes    No
 Semester/Year Completed
 
WSU Quantitative (Math) Yes    No
 Semester/Year Completed
 
WSU Computer &
Information Literacy
Yes    No
 Semester/Year Completed
 
60–63 semester hours of
University credit & overall GPA 2.5
Yes    No
 Semester/Year Completed
 
COMPLETION OF SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS:
(Grade of C or better)

 
SW 1010 Intro to Generalist Social Work  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
SW 2100 Human Behavior & Social Environment  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
ZOOL 1020 Human Biology  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
ANTH 1000 Intro to Anthropology  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
PSY 1010 Intro to Psychology  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
SOC 1010 Intro to Sociology  Grade Received
 Semester/Year Completed
 
Additional Comments (Optional)
 
***ATTACH A ONE PAGE, TYPED AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH INCLUDING YOUR REASONS FOR CHOOSING SOCIAL WORK AS A MAJOR, DISCUSS ANY SOCIAL SERVICE RELATED WORK OR VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE.
Attach a one (1) page autobiographical sketch.
 
Attach a copy of your transcript.
This does not have to be an official transcript. Highlight the Social Work prerequisite classes on your transcript.
 
***REMEMBER TO HAVE THE INDIVIDUALS PROVIDING YOUR REFERENCES COMPLETE THE
ONLINE REFERENCE FORM & EVALUATION. Attaching letters of reference is optional, but the Online Reference Form is Required
Attach Letter of Reference (Optional)
Attach Letter of Reference (Optional)
Submit your application

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