Application Items

What Do I Need to Begin the Professional Sequence Application Process?

The Professional Sequence Application includes:

  • Choose Traditional or Distributed Learning program
  • General Information (contact information)
  • I have read and agree to abide by the NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Academic Work (information about ALL community colleges, colleges, and universities you have attended/are attending)
    • You will need to attach unofficial transcripts to each community college, college, or university attended.
    • Please include all current community college, college, or universities attended.
    • You may attach "screen shots" of your unofficial transcripts, as long as your school, courses, grades, and your name are included.
  • Social Work Core Course Information (information from your transcripts)
  • Volunteer Service or Previous Social Work Experience Documentation (service hours completed or in progress)
    • Applicants will need to ask their community and/or volunteer supervisors for documentation on their hours status.
    • Applicants will send documents or forward emails indicating this documentation to: bswadmissions@csuchico.edu
  • Questions for Personal Statement (each question should be one paragraph long, two pages total, uploaded as PDF, Word Doc, or Word Docx)
    • Please describe what you believe are your academic strengths.
    • Please describe what you believe are your professional strengths.
    • Which social problems are likely the most challenging for you to address?
    • How do you plan to deal with your own bias regarding these social problems?
  • Please describe any criminal history including adjudications or convictions for violations of any local, state, federal, Canadian, or international law (other than non-moving motor vehicle violations.)

I am Ready to Apply!