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Eligibility

  • Applicants must have completed course work in Human Biology and Statistics (with a C or higher grade or Pass).
  • Statistics must be completed within the last five academic years from when the applicant starts the program.
  • Human Biology courses need to contain components of human anatomy, human behavior as well as physiology.
  • Please note that applicants may apply and complete the prerequisite courses while their application is being evaluated however, all prerequisites must be completed and official transcripts submitted the month the program begins.
  • It is an expectation that students possess computer literacy in Microsoft software including Excel, PowerPoint, & Word.
  • Please see approved courses below. If an applicant has completed a course that is not listed and they believe the course meets the requirement, please send a copy of the course syllabus, course description, course title, grade earned, and college where completed to the MSW Admissions Coordinator at msw@csumb.edu.

Approved Prerequisite Courses

  • Applicants must have completed course work in Human Biology and Statistics (with a C or higher grade or Pass).
  • Statistics must be completed within the last five academic years from when the applicant starts the program.
  • Human Biology courses need to contain components of human anatomy, human behavior as well as physiology.
  • Please note that applicants may apply and complete the prerequisite courses while their application is being evaluated however, all prerequisites must be completed and official transcripts submitted the month the program begins.
  • It is an expectation that applicants possess computer literacy in Microsoft software including Excel, PowerPoint, & Word
  • Please see the approved courses below. If you have completed a course that is not listed and you believe the course meets the requirement, please complete the hyperlinked Prerequisite Assessment Google Form to submit your course syllabus, course description, course title, grade earned, and college where completed for assessment.  Be certain to complete this form for EACH course needing to be assessed by the Admissions Committee within the Department of Social Work.

Approved Prerequisite Courses

CSU Monterey Bay:

Human Biology

  • PSY 110: Human Biology & Behavior
  • PSY 310: Biological Psychology
  • KIN 370 & 371: Anatomy and Physiology I & II (both courses)

Statistics

  • STAT 100: Introduction to Statistics
  • PSY 200: Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • PSY 301: Psychology Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • CHHS 203: Statistics for Social Science
  • CHHS 384: Quantitative Analysis of Survey Data
  • CHHS 385: Applied Statistics/Research Methods
  • SBS 362: Research Methods for SBS - Qualitative Emphasis
  • SBS 366: Research Methods for SBS - Quantitative Emphasis

UC Santa Cruz:

Human Biology

  • Bio 130/130L: Human Physiology

Statistics

  • PSYC 2: Introduction to Psychological Statistics
  • SOCY 3B: Statistics for Social Sciences
  • SOCY 204: Methods of Quantitative Analysis
  • AMS 5: Statistics

Monterey Peninsula College:

Human Biology

  • ANAT 5: Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology (one course)
  • ANAT 1: General Human Anatomy AND PHSO 1: General Human Physiology (both courses)

Statistics

  • MATH 16: Elementary Statistics (Pre-requisite: Math 263 or equivalent)

Hartnell College:

Human Biology

  • BIO 42: Human Biology
  • BIO 5: Human Anatomy AND BIO 6: Introductory Physiology

Statistics

  • MAT 13: Elementary Statistics

Gavilan College:

Human Biology

  • BIO 7: Human Anatomy AND BIO 9 Human Physiology (both courses)
  • BIO 15: Allied Health 15 Survey of Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • BIO 12: Introduction to Human Biology

Statistics

  • MATH 5 Introduction to Statistics

Cabrillo College:

Human Biology

  • BIO 4 Human Anatomy & BIO 5 Human Physiology (both courses)
  • BIO 13A Biology of People: Anatomy & Physiology

Statistics

  • Math 12: Elementary Statistics

Online Courses:

Statistics