Social Work Majors

Social Work

The Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (B.S.W.) prepares students for careers in social work by providing them with the skills, knowledge, values, and cognitive and affective processes that are essential in generalist social work practice, in accordance with the competencies published by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in 2015. Students focus on working with individuals, families, groups, and community organizations. Brescia offers the social work major in both on-ground and online formats. Successful B.S.W. social work graduates may attend graduate school in social work with advanced standing, take the B.S.W. state licensure exam, and qualify for liability insurance through NASW as a B.S.W. practicum student.

Total Requirements: 120 credit hours

Human Services (Associate Degree)

The Human Services associate degree prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of human service agencies. Students will acquire skills needed to work with individuals, groups, and communities and learn to work with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Major subject requirements are in the fields of sociology, psychology, biology, and social work.

Total Requirements: 60 credit hours