Undergraduate Program Goals

  1. To provide a professional education that prepares generalist practitioners to enhance, advocate, and support social and economic justice and personal well-being for all people.
  2. To prepare generalist practitioners who demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with diverse, vulnerable, and underserved populations.
  3. To prepare generalist practitioners who possess critical thinking skills, embrace social work values, and have the requisite skills needed to formulate and realize a vision of a just society.
  4. To prepare ethical, reflective, and competent generalist practitioners to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and institutions within a global and changing environment.
  5. To prepare generalist practitioners who effectively intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and institutions by utilizing evidenceĀ­-based knowledge and theories and guided by personĀ­-centered ecological models.
  6. To prepare generalist practitioners who possess the knowledge and skills necessary to consume and produce social work knowledge and the ability to evaluate professional practice.
  7. To prepare generalist practitioners who are grounded in a biopsychosocial-spiritual framework, understand the historical roots of the social work profession and can analyze and develop social policy.