Capital University’s social work major is a rigorous program of a required 18 courses that total up to over 60 course hours. This program requires at least 240 hours of hands-on fieldwork in a local agency before completion. Here, students engage in active learning to prepare them for social work in a number of different environments. This program is dedicated to creating professionals who value setting examples, social change and diversity.
Students begin their journey with a course in professional ethics, justice, and values as well as an introductory social work class. From there, students cover topics such as human behaviors, welfare programs and diversity. Classes also specialize in working with a certain sector of the population, such as families and individuals. Research methods and social science statistics classes are also required. During a student’s final stage, each is required to have fieldwork experience with one of the area’s social work agencies.
By the time they complete this two- to three-year program, students will be prepared to work in both urban and rural areas, as well as know how to apply technological resources in their work.Apply Now
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