Bachelor of Social Work

Take a look at this video to get a glimpse of what our BSW program entails

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Our Bachelor of Social Work program:

  • 4 year program of study (4 year plan, 2 year plan/TSAP plans, )  

    • leading to the Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW)
    • prepares for entry level generalist practice
  • Graduates of the Indiana State University BSW program are well prepared to
  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Guided by the CSWE Curriculum Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) (Appendix A).
  • Students are to familiarize themselves with this document, which sets forth the conditions for accreditation but most importantly, drives the curriculum of the Indiana State University BSW Program.
  • The Program’s missiongoals, and objectives clearly reflect concurrence with the EPAS’s view of social work baccalaureate education.
  • The EPAS set the parameters for all social work programs,
    • provide guidelines for course work as well as the practica
  • The Indiana State University Program’s curriculum supports a strong liberal arts foundation.
  • The curriculum integrates:
    • Social work values and ethics and principles of ethical decision-making as presented by the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics
    • Understanding, affirmation, and respect for people from diverse backgrounds
    • The promotion of social and economic justice
    • Populations-at-risk, examining the factors that contribute to and constitute being at risk
    • Foundation content areas of
      • Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE)
      • Social welfare policy and services
      • Social work research
      • Social work practice
      • Field education

Application Deadline

Admission

Accreditation

The BSW program is Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Academic Fees

Required Courses

Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 812.237.3611
Fax: 812.237.8114
College of Health and Human Services Building
401 N 4th Street Room 440
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Google Map: Location of the Department of Social Work

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