The mission of the Social Work Program is to educate generalist social workers to integrate professional knowledge, values, skills and cognitive/affective processes into a holistic and competent entry-level practice.
The program stresses the importance of hearing the voices of all people, understanding common human needs, and enhancing opportunities for mental, relational, environmental, physical, and spiritual health.
To make your path to graduation a little easier, a 4-year plan for students planning to major in Social Work has been created:
B.S.W. Major in Social Work
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Nadine McNeal
For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation
I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements:
Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Display
Limit III. B. Natural Sciences to BIO 100 Human Biology or BIO 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab OR
Limit III. C. 1. History to HIS 221 American History I or HIS 222 American History II
II. Major Requirements
Introduction to Social Work
Foundations of Social Work Practice
HBSE I: Childhood & Adolescence
HBSE II: Adulthood & Aging
Careers in Social Work
Professional Communication in Social Work Practice (W)
Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
Social Work Practice with Groups, Organizations, and Communities
Social Welfare Policies & Services I (W)
Social Welfare Policies & Services II
Methods of Social & Behavioral Research I
Methods of Social & Behavioral Research II (W)
Intervention with Populations at Risk
Seminar in Social Work Practice
Senior Social Work Practicum
III. Electives (including additional Bible):
Small Group Communication
Child Welfare I
Child Welfare II
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