School of Social Work

BSW Distributed Learning Program

The Distributed Learning BSW Two-Year and Three-Year Programs provide the same curriculum as the traditional program. The majority of the curriculum delivery is through an online format with mandatory on-campus face-to-face time two weekends each semester. The social work program begins every fall and consists of 60 total units and 480 hours of field education practicum experience. A total of 120 semester units are required for the bachelor’s degree.

Each student must apply to the Professional Sequence during the fall semester and be accepted in order to move into the program.

Students enrolled in a social work program (BSW/MSW) at California State University, Chico are offered the opportunity of completing their field practicum in one of the following Northern California Superior Region counties:

ButteColusaDel Norte


Contact the DL Program

Seema Sehrawat
DL Coordinator     

Melissa Cheatham
DL Administrative Support Assistant