Peer Advising Program

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Social Work


The Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology Department focuses on how best to support students and help them succeed with their Social Work training and at Utah State University.

A helpful resource includes:

Review the source and the information about each general topic that you might need to know to provide to students as a Peer Advisor.


Social Work
1. When is the appropriate time for students to apply for Advanced Standing in social work?
2. What courses are required for students to have completed before they can move forward to Advanced Standing in the social work major?
3. What is the minimum required grade in social work classes?
4. Is the degree in social work a BA or BS and what would be the difference?
5. Can students in social work receive academic credit for community service?
6. How many credits of social work electives are required and do they all have to be social work classes?
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