Our 70 credit degree in social work provides:
Our mission is to prepare undergraduate students to become competent and effective entry-level, generalist social work professionals who value and respect diversity, anchor economic and social justice and human rights as central to their practice, and seek to use their knowledge based on scientific inquiry and skills to improve and community human well-being.
Our program values are adopted from the eight core values of the social work profession delineated in the CSWE Educational Policy 1.0:
The Bachelor of Social Work Program prepares students to become competent and effective generalist social workers. We have adopted the following nine competencies (as of June 2015) in line with the Council for Social Work Education - Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (CSWE EPAS) as our own learning outcomes. These standards are common to all undergraduate and graduate social work programs. Graduates of Seattle University’s BSW program: