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    Social Work

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    Requirements for the Major in Social Work

     

    The major of Social Work is awarded upon successful completion of: 

    The 41 hours University General Education core curriculum (see page 44)

    A minimum of 36 hours of courses in social work and sociology including:

    •  SOW 202 Intro to Social Welfare
    •  SOW 203 Intro to Social Work
    •  SOW 300 Human Behavior and the Social Environment
    •  SOW 306 Social Welfare, Policy and Services
    •  SOW 310 Skills in Working with People
    •  SOW 404 Methodologies of Social Work
    •  SOW 414 Community Organizations
    •  SOW 431 Field Experience I
    •  SOW 432 Field Experience II
    •  SOW 450 Senior Seminar
    •  SOW/CJ470 Chemical Dependency

    Cognate(related)support courses General Electives

    The community service/service learning requirement

    The writing proficiency examination (ENG 199)

     

     


     

    What Can I Do With a Degree in Social Work

     

     

    PUBLIC WELFARE

    • Administration and Planning • Case Management • Program Evaluation • Policy Setting • Research

     

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE/CORRECTIONS

    • Counseling/Therapy • Rehabilitation • Probation • Parole • Youth Services Victim Assistance

     

    SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK

    • Clinical Social Work • Pupil Personnel Services • Student Advocacy • Instruction

     

    CHILD WELFARE

    • Case Management • Advocacy • Intervention

     

    GERONTOLOGY

    • Advocacy/Intervention • Counseling • Case Management • Programming • Public Policy

     

    CLINICAL

    • Counseling • Therapy

     

    ADMINISTRATION

    • Management • Policy Development • Planning

     

    RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

    • Research • Teaching

     

    OCCUPATIONAL

    • Counseling • Education • Wellness Promotion • Employee Assistance • Organizational Development • Human Resources

     

    DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

    • Case Management • Program Planning and Evaluation • Research • Policy Development

     

    HEALTH CARE

    • Case Management • Counseling • Program Development • Administration Research

     

     


     

    Student Learning Outcomes


    Students will:

    • Majors will demonstrate familiarity with the major sociological, and/or criminological, and/or social work theories and concepts
    • Majors will demonstrate their ability to use statistics to interpret sociological, and/or criminological, and/or social work data and verbalize their meanings using the language of sociology, criminological, and/or social work
    • Majors will be able to write a research paper that will reflect a thorough understanding of sociological, and/or criminological, and/or social work theory and research methodology
    • Majors will demonstrate their communicative skills by presenting their research to an audience of social sciences faculty and students
     

    Faculty

    Dr. Steve Buddington

    Program Coordinator of Social Work, Professor of Social Work

    504-816-4178

    Email: sbuddington@dillard.edu This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

     

    Ms. Octavia Endinburgh

    504-816-4815

    Email: oedinburgh@dillard.edu

     

     

    Administrative Assistant

    504-816-4701

     

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