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Course Offerings for 2020-2021

 The course list for 2017/18 can be found in the LORIS Browse Classes (formerly Dynamic Schedule), and a description of courses can be found in the Faculty of Social Work area of the undergraduate academic calendar.

If you would like to take a course for which you are missing a prerequisite or are in the wrong year level or major, you will have to fill out the Bachelor of Social Work Override Form. Filling out the form does not guarantee entry into the course.

If you would like to take more than 2.5 credits in one term, you will have to fill out the Bachelor of Social Work Course Overload Request Form.

Student Registration

We have reserved specific sections of courses in year 2 and 3 for each stream which will allow your professors to present content and processes in a way that builds upon your work experience and allows for different discussion opportunities.

When registering for your courses, please register for the following sections of these courses using the CRN provided.

To add your courses by CRN:

  • Log into LORIS and select the term you are registering for. Navigate to the Add/Drop Screen.
  • Type in the first CRN to the First box under “CRN”, the CRN for the second class in the second box, etc.
  • Press “Submit Changes.”
  • When the screen reloads, make sure the classes have added successfully.

Having trouble registering for a class? Please email Ashley Donsberger at adonsberger@wlu.ca. Want to check your schedule or graduation requirements? Please speak with Academic Advising.

Courses

Year 1

For students entering Year 1 of Social Work from a high school program, please visit the Registration Guide for information about registration.

Year 2 & 3

Please consult the BSW Registration Guide emailed to you or email Academic Program Administrator, Melissa Weaver, mweaver@wlu.ca 

 

Year 4

Four-Year Program (Students Directly from High School)

Fall:

  • SK 499 BR1 CRN 2230 M 2:30-3:50pm (seminars will meet every other week -the Field office will communicate dates).

Fall or Winter:

  • Four Social Work Electives at the 400 level. For electives options please use LORIS Browse Classes (formerly Dynamic Schedule). You can choose how you would like to distribute your electives throughout the year. Consider consulting Academic Advising to ensure you have all graduation requirements and a balanced schedule.
  • 1.5 Elective Credits (of which 0.5 credits can be an extra Social Work 400 level elective if you want).

SSW Pathway

Fall or Winter (choice must be communicated with the Field office if not already done):

  • Fall: SK 499 BR1 CRN 2230 M 2:30-3:50pm (seminars will meet every other week; the Field office will communicate dates).
  • Winter: SK 499 BR2 CRN 1719 M 2:30-3:50pm (seminars will meet every other week; the Field office will communicate dates).

Fall or Winter:

  • Four Social Work Electives at the 400 level. For electives options please use LORIS Browse Classes (formerly Dynamic Schedule). You can choose how you would like to distribute your electives throughout the year. Consider consulting Academic Advising to ensure you have all graduation requirements and a balanced schedule.

CYW Pathway

Fall:

  • SK 399 BR1 CRN 2227 M 2:30-3:50pm (seminars will meet every other week -the Field office will communicate dates).
  • Two Social Work Electives at the 400 level. For electives options please use LORIS Browse Classes (formerly Dynamic Schedule).

Winter:

  • SK 499 BR2 CRN 1719 M 2:30-3:50pm (seminars will meet every other week -the Field office will communicate dates).
  • Two Social Work Electives at the 400 level. For electives options please use LORIS Browse Classes (formerly Dynamic Schedule).

Consider consulting Academic Advising to ensure you have all graduation requirements.