BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK

Major Credits Required: 60 Credits

The mission of HPU’s BSW Program is to prepare undergraduate students in the art and science of social work through competent, effective generalist practice to achieve social justice and honor the dignity of all peoples. HPU’s social work students should unashamedly want to “make the world a better place” through caring, professional practice aimed at helping all people to meet their needs and secure their rights in the ever-changing local, national, and global environment.  

To complete the bachelor's degree, students must complete a minimum total of 120 credits with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Student demonstrates ethical and professional behavior.

  2. Student engages diversity and difference practice.

  3. Student advances human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.

  4. Student engages in practice-informed research and research-informed practice.

  5. Student engages in policy practice.

  6. Student engages with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

  7. Student assesses individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

  8. Student intervenes with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

  9. Student evaluates practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.