Sep 22, 2019  
2019-2020 
    
2019-2020

Social Work, B.S.W.


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The mission of the Social Work Department is to prepare students for entry-level generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The generalist practitioner engages in a multi-layered practice within a diverse society. The Social Work Department places a special emphasis on the needs of the multicultural, rural constituency and humanistic values. This philosophy respects and supports the rights, the dignity, and the worth of all people regardless of their color, creed, race, or national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, economic, social status, political orientation or disabilities. In addition, this philosophy recognizes the potential of each student and strongly believes that the student’s diverse cultural and ethnic background is an asset to his/her educational process. The program also builds upon the University’s required liberal arts curriculum.

B.S.W. Program Goals:

  1. Provide quality educatinal preparation for beginning generalist soical work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
  2. Focus on the specific needs of the multicultural, diverse populations in the rural and urban regions of the Northwest.
  3. Prepare students academically to pursue graduate level education.

 

DEGREES AND PROGRAMS OFFERED

The Social Work Department offers courses to complete the following degrees and programs: 

 

Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

Major: Social Work

General University Course Requirements: 36-39 credits


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This degree requires 120 credits, of which 48 must be from the upper division.


Notes


Initial accreditation for the B.S.W. Program was obtained in June 1998 from the Council on Social Work Education and renewed in 2010.
** These courses are open only to social work majors.
*** Special admission requirements apply.

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