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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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