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    At this time the Vancouver Part Time BASW Program at Clark College is accepting and reviewing applications for the school year beginning on September 23rd, 2015.

    Please note, this is a dual application process.

    1.  Apply to Eastern Washington University

    2.  Apply to the Social Work program. Download the forms below:

    Admissions and Application Information

    The ideal transfer applicant will have a complete Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) from a community college in Washington, an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) from a community college in Oregon or a transfer degree from specific community colleges in Idaho and Montana. Go to for a list of degrees that meet DTA requirements.   Applicants who have not completed a transfer degree will have their credits evaluated on a course-by-course basis for approval of admission. At minimum, students should have completed 90 quarter credits and Intermediate Algebra with a grade of 2.0.  In addition, two years of high school or one year of college foreign language is highly recommended before starting the program.
    Please contact the program coordinator at for further information.


    Eastern Washington University's part-time program at Clark College in Vancouver, WA allows you to continue working while pursuing your BASW. You will attend two classes per quarter every Friday afternoon and evening allowing you to complete your degree in 11 quarters! The field practicum is tailored to your professional career and is based in your community! Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

    Go to to help you obtain funding for your higher education.

    What will I study?

    At the undergraduate level, the educational program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level social work practice. The focus is on a problem-solving generalist model which fits the needs of the region. The objectives of the program are to:

    1. Prepare graduates for entry-level professional positions in the field of social welfare.
    2. Provide a foundation for those who wish to pursue graduate education in social work.
    3. Assist students who want to use a social work major as preparation for other professions and services or as preparation for civic leadership and participation in community social services.

    To meet these objectives, the School offers a professional curriculum with courses in human behavior in the social environment, intervention methods, social welfare policy and services, research methods and field practicum. This professional curriculum is supported by a liberal arts foundation, with required courses in the behavioral/biological sciences. The undergraduate program emphasizes a task-centered, problem-solving approach to social work practice.

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    Contact Information

    Jodi Kerbs, Director
    Joan Stout Hall, 220
    Vancouver, WA 98663-3598

    phone: 360.992.2082
    fax: 360.992.2870

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