Our program, which has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1974, will equip you with the skills to carry out what the profession is all about: helping people.
WHAT YOU'LL DO ...
Embark on mission trips to some of the world’s most impoverished places. Spearhead local relief efforts as part of our student-led Social Work Club. Most importantly, during your senior year, you'll be placed in a professionally supervised field internship at an area social agency — real experience, with real impact.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ...
The major in social work prepares you at the undergraduate level for entry-level positions in social work and for graduate social work education. Upon graduation, you will be able to:
Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly;
Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice;
Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments;
Engage diversity and difference in practice;
Advance human rights and social and economic justice;
Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research;
Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment;
Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services;
Respond to contexts that shape practice; and
Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.