24 Credit Hours


The concentration in Social Work is designed to equip students with the competencies for an array of generalist careers in social work with individuals, families, and communities. Students are exposed to diversity and evidence that a person’s social, economic, ethnic, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other differences can have immense impacts on their life outcomes. In addition to gaining an understanding of social work theories and practice, research methodologies, policy analysis and advocacy, intercultural communication, and professional skills, students will also develop understanding of the importance of social justice within a liberal arts context. Graduates with this concentration are expected to be employed in an array of settings including government, legislative bodies, thinktanks, policy advocacy, mental health clinics, child welfare agencies, state social service agencies, hospitals, community organizations, and addiction treatment centers.