Social work is a helping profession and is very diverse in its practice and clientele. Social workers address the issues faced by individuals, couples and families; work with groups; facilitate change in communities; and address social injustice. They assist those in need in accessing social services. This program prepares the students for beginning generalist practice as a professional social worker.
• Graduates will be able to demonstrate social casework, group work and/or community organizing skills (depending on the nature of their responsibilities).
• Graduates will be able to analyze the impact of social policies on client systems.
• Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of the process whereby individual functioning within a person-in-environment framework is assessed.
• Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of the process whereby family functioning is assessed.
Prerequisites: PSY 140/141, SOC 140
30-32 credits: 15 credits in residence, 18 credits upper division. Required:
|SW 210||Intro to General Social Work||2|
|SW 250||Survey of Social Agencies||2|
|SOC 345||Social Problems and Public Policy||3|
|SW 380||Social Work Practice||3|
|SW 385||Social Work Practice w/ Families/Groups||3|
|Choose two from the flowing courses|
|SOC/HIS 340||Ethnic Relations in America||3|
|SOC/PS/SS 355||Issues in International Relations||3|
|SOC 365||Christian Social Concern||3|
|SOC 380||Contemporary Family Issues||3|
|SW 479A||Selected Topics in Intervention||2|
|SW 479B||Selected Topics in Intervention||2|
|SW 480||Family Resource Management||2|
|SW 481||Family Violence Across the Life Span||2|
|SW 482||Child Welfare||2|