Social Work Mission and Goals

The social work program mission is to prepare liberally educated professional social workers to ethically serve diverse populations and to promote a lifelong commitment to a just global community.

Program Goals

Social Work prepares students:

  1. for generalist practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities of diverse backgrounds;
  2. who understand and appreciate a scientific approach to knowledge building and practice;
  3. who reflect on and are responsible for their own ethical conduct;
  4. for lives of service and leadership in the global community.