Social Work (BSW)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

1. Students will engage in professional development for social work practice.

  • 1.1 Students will identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly.
  • 1.2 Students will apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.

2. Students will apply knowledge and demonstrate skills for professional social work practice.

  • 2.1 Students will apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
  • 2.2 Students will engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
  • 2.3 Students will apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
  • 2.4 Students will engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
  • 2.5 Students will engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

3. Students will engage diversity, advance human rights and social and economic justice, and respond to contexts that shape practice.

  • 3.1 Students will enage diversity and difference in practice.
  • 3.2 Students will advance human rights and social and economic justice.
  • 3.3 Students will respond to contexts that shape practice.