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Social Work Programs

Bachelor of Social Work

The Bachelor of Social Work Program offers a generalist practice focus. Graduates are prepared to utilize the person and environment construct in working with individuals, families, groups, and communities. Generalist practice social workers value diversity, employ the use of professional ethics, and work to improve social and economic conditions.

Minor in Social Welfare

The minor in social welfare is primarily intended for students who plan to enter a related field or who are simply interested in the field of social work because of its significance to modern society. The minor is not a professional degree program. It consists of 15 semester hours of social work to include

  • SCWK 200 (3) Introduction to Social Work
  • SCWK 305 (3) Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SCWK 306 (3) Working with Multi-Cultural Populations
  • SCWK 321 (3) Social Welfare as a Social Institution

  • 3 hours of SCWK electives

Master of Social Work

The Master of Social Work Program offers a concentration in empowerment practice. Graduates are prepared to use empowerment-based theories and methods for assessment, intervention, and evaluation with individuals, families, groups, and communities. Empowerment practice affirms the strengths and capabilities of people, values human diversity, and promotes social justice.

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