Bachelor of Social Work

Applications for the 2014-2015 school year are no longer being accepted.  Applications for our next entrance semester, Fall 2015, will be available in November and due February 6, 2015.


What is Social Work?

Social work is the professional activity of helping individuals, groups, or communities enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning and creating societal conditions favorable to this goal. Social work practice consists of the professional application of social work values, principles, and techniques to one or more of the following ends.

  1. people obtain tangible services
  2. providing counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups
  3. helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services
  4. participating in relevant legislative processes

Social Workers work in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, senior centers, elected office, private practices, prisons, military, and corporations as well as a variety of other public and private agencies that serve individuals and families in need. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Social Work is one of the fastest growing careers in the United States.


BSW Application Instructions 2014-2015
BSW Application 2014-2015
BSW Letter of Recommendation Form 2014-2015
BSW Handbook 2012
BSW Field Manual 2012-2013
Current BSW Students
Academic Advising
View Social Work Course Descriptions
Social Work Websites

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