Prospective undergraduate students interested in studying at SUNY Buffalo State must apply through the Undergraduate Admissions Office. First-year and transfer students who have fewer than 45 credit hours completed are assigned to pre-social work.
Current Buffalo State students interested in the bachelor of science degree in social work must complete these admission requirements in order to be considered for acceptance.
Freshman and sophomore SUNY Buffalo State students wishing to major in social work are assigned to pre-social work. The benefit is social work advisement.
Admission to the social work major requires the following at the time of application:
All students are expected to comport themselves in a manner that does not convey to others in the college community any disrespect, intolerance, or rude behavior based on age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, veteran, or socioeconomic status. All members of the college community are expected to contribute to the college environment to move the college community in the direction of respect for all.
Buffalo State’s academic misconduct policy states that “all students at the college are expected to display honesty and integrity in completing course requirements and following college academic regulations.”
"Academic misconduct" refers to any form of plagiarism or cheating on examinations or assignments, and is inconsistent with the aims and goals of the State University College at Buffalo. Instances of academic misconduct include, but are not limited to: