Social Work Major
The Social Work Program prepare students for professional generalist social work practitioners which requires extensive knowledge and pedagogy field experience in working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The Social Work Program is consistent and aligns with the overall mission and goal of the university as it prepares students to work effectively and ethically with diverse populations and communities who are often challenged by disparities in social, economic, environmental, and social justice. Students acquire knowledge in the classroom environment and through field education experience how diversity characterize and shape the human experience. The Social Work Program provides exemplary leadership as it prepares students to work and engage in a global society by helping to meet unmet needs of individuals, families, and communities.
Student Learning Outcomes:
-Create a teaching and learning environment that foster a supportive and nurturing model of respect for diversity the dignity and worth of human beings, and the values and ethics of the social work profession.
-Prepare students to practice ethically and competently as generalist social work practitioners with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
-Prepare students to be innovative, critical thinkers and leaders of the social work profession in a global society.
-Prepare emerging generalist social work practitioners for the application of scholarly research and publications for social work practice advancements.
-Prepare students to make ethical decision-making guided by the values and principles of the social work profession,
-Prepare students for continuing professional development including future graduate study and lifelong learning.
Chair's Welcome Statement
Our academic disciplines allow you to specialize your focus to one area of interest. They are a part of your transition into higher education which involves being aware that each discipline is a distinct discourse community with specific vocabularies, styles, and modes of communication.
Here you will find the academic requirements for the Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.
Here you will find the contact information for the Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.
Brenda Norman, Ph.D.-Discipline Coordinator
The course descriptions give a detailed explanation of all undergraduate Social Work courses offered at Fisk University.