The social work program at Notre Dame College provides students with the theoretical, practical, and
professional knowledge in preparation for dynamic fields of employment within the field of social work.
The social work program at Notre Dame College is designed to align with the curriculum principles
created by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), this degree program will equip students with
the knowledge and skills needed to become a licensed social worker. The coursework provides hands-on
training and evidence-based practices in the areas of policy, advocacy, diversity, multiculturalism, and
human behavior in the social environment.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Bachelors of Science in Social Work will be able to:
- Engage in social work practice with diverse populations in a variety of settings
- Build practical skills and knowledge needed to be an ethical and competent social worker
- Learn values, knowledge, and skills necessary to meet human needs and improve the
- Become aware of their responsibility for continued professional growth and are committed to the
alleviation of poverty, oppression, and discrimination
- Employ empirical evidence to inform, evaluate, and improve practice
- Possess knowledge and skills for working effectively with diverse and vulnerable populations
- Gain competencies to become a licensed social work with the ability to further their licensure
through graduate school and become an independent licensed social worker.