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Major in Social Work (BSW)

The Bachelor of Social Work degree prepares students to become 21st-century, critical thinkers and problem solvers, ready to meet the challenges of our global society. Our goal is to equip students with a solid foundation in theory, knowledge, values and direct practice experience in social work, community involvement, social justice, victims' rights. Students will develop skills in critical thinking, research, and writing.

STUDENTS WILL GAIN VALUABLE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Human Behavior & the Social Environment
  • Child Welfare
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Practice with Individual, Groups, Families
  • Practice with Organizations & Communities

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN Social Work?

The Bachelor of Social Work is a versatile degree.  Graduates from an accredited Social Work program meet the basic eligibility requirements for advanced standing Master of Social Work programs.  Graduates can work in a variety of fields to include:

  • Administration and Management 
  • Advocacy and Community Organization 
  • Aging 
  • Developmental Disabilities 
  • Health Care 
  • International Social Work 
  • Justice and Corrections 
  • Mental Health and Clinical Social Work

    PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES & CURRICULUM INFORMATION

    For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view the online catalog for the most current year.

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