Social Work Major
The bachelor of social work (BSW) program prepares you for the beginning level of generalist social work practice and graduate social work education. With a strong liberal arts-based foundation you will be able to integrate the knowledge, values and skills of the profession. Social work is a profession that has dual roles–providing services to clients and advocacy for social justice. You will be prepared to work with diverse and vulnerable populations representing individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. The profession of social work has a strong Code of Ethics that is infused throughout your coursework and practice opportunities. Our social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW is a degree that is recognized by employers and graduate schools. Students who decide to obtain the master’s degree in social work (MSW) can usually complete their MSW in one year.
Bachelor of Social Work
The Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work comprises 42 credits. It does not require a minor.