Bachelor of Social Work

Get your Bachelor of Social Work degree from Alabama State University, and acquire the skills and preparation needed to begin your career as a professional practitioner and leader in service delivery to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities in a variety of employment settings.

ASU’s Department of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) – the only accredited social work program in the Montgomery area.

In addition to your academic courses, as a social work major, field education opportunities will provide you with the opportunity to engage in supervised social work activities and practice experiences in the application of practice principles, values and ethics of the profession, as well as theory and skills acquired in professional foundation courses in CSWE approved settings.

 

BSW Program Mission Statement

The Bachelor of Social Work Program's mission is to prepare students to practice entry-level social work in a competent and effective manner. Students will be able to apply critical thinking skills to their understanding of and commitment to alleviating social problems nationally and internationally particularly those that are unique to Alabama’s poor and oppressed communities.

The mission of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at Alabama State University is consistent with the mission of the University and with the purposes, values and ethics of the social work profession. As related to the University’s mission, the department’s mission is to prepare students in a competent and effective manner to practice entry-level social work. Students will be able to apply critical thinking skills to their understanding and commitment while alleviating social problems nationally and internationally, particularly those that are unique to Alabama’s poor and oppressed communities.

 

Curriculum Guide

BSW Curriculum Guide with Signature Page.pdf

 

Handbooks

REV5-BSW Handbook.pdf

BSW Field Handbook.pdf

 

SPRING 2024 BSW PROGRAM APPLICATION

REV-Spring 2024 - ASU BSW Program Application.pdf

Applications from previous semesters will not be accepted.