Social science disciplines teach critical thinking and observation skills, and challenge us to examine the world around us.

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Social Work

What is Social work? Social workers represent the needs and rights of at-risk populations and work to make changes in policies that affect these people.

Careers in Social Work

Social workers are employed in many different work settings, including nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, home-care agencies, substance-abuse agencies, mental health services, disability services, vocational rehabilitation services, public health agencies, family service agencies, residential treatment programs, day care centers, domestic violence programs, homeless shelters, schools, and legal service agencies.


SWU Courses

Course Course Name
SWU 102 Introduction to Social Work
SWU 291 Social Service Delivery Systems
SWU 292 Effective Helping in a Diverse World