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The BSSW Program of the UT College of Social Work

Tranferring into the Bachelor's of Social Work Program

Transfer Students

In order to provide transfer students with the best possible advising experience, the College of Social Work prefers to schedule individual appointments for advising prior to or after you attend an orientation session. We want to ensure that we are available to answer any questions or to address any concerns you may have regarding your transition to the University of Tennessee.

In order to help create a personalized advising experience for you, please take a moment to follow the steps below.

Step 1: Review the academic policies in the university catalog.

Step 2: Review the major guide for Social Work and the Academic Advising Syllabus.

Step 3: Review the Admission and Progression Requirements for the BSSW Program.

Step 4: (Optional) Review BSSW Honor's Program requirements.

Step 5: Print the BSSW Curriculum Guide and Academic Plan and begin looking for courses you want to take. Your list of possible courses will provide a starting point for your advising appointment.

Step 6: Fill out the form below. After you have submitted the form, you can schedule an advising appointment via GradesFirst, or by contacting Sarah Curtis at



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