Social Work

General

Program Title

Social Work

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This major prepares students for entry-level professional social work practice. Students are eligible to be licensed as social workers by The State of Minnesota. The program emphasizes the development of professional social workers who are committed to working for social justice and life long learning about human diversity. All graduates complete an internship under the supervision of the faculty and a social worker in the community. Graduates are also eligible for admission to Masters of Social Work programs in which they receive advance standing as a result of their undergraduate social work education. This program is accredited by The Council on Social Work Education. Admission to the Social Work program is limited to students with a 2.6 g.p.a. or above.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Health and Wellness Professions

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

High School / GED

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior

Outcome

Engage diversity and difference in practice

Outcome

Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice

Outcome

Engage in practice-informed research and research –informed practice

Outcome

Engage in policy practice

Outcome

Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Outcome

Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Outcome

Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Outcome

Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Degree Maps

Major Code

1177

Program Code

340