Students in the BSW program are assigned a faculty advisor by the BSW program coordinator when they declare their major as social work. The School of Social Work recommends that you meet with your advisor at least once a semester until you graduate.
Your advisors will assist you in planning your course work and registering for classes. You can access your advisor’s information through My Missouri State.
Advisors also help evaluate your performance within major course work. If your performance has been inadequate, your advisor will discuss the issue with you. When you are formally admitted into the BSW program, your advisor may talk with you about deficits or concerns.
All MSW students are assigned a faculty advisor who serves as a consultant on course scheduling and sequencing, student issues that impact their learning, and general professional mentoring and advisement. Graduate students must meet with their advisor once a semester to receive approval for registering.
Your advisor will assist you in completing your plan of study form, which must be submitted to the Graduate College prior to the completion of 14 hours of course work:
Faculty advisors seek to accomplish several objectives:
Advisors will assist you in understanding all University and departmental requirements; it is your responsibility for completing all requirements.