Social Work is a profession that provides moral, practical and
compassionate leadership in helping people confront and
resolve their personal dilemmas. Social work’s focus on the
“person-in-environment” paradigm uniquely equips Social
Workers (BSW) to work effectively with individuals, families,
small groups, communities and organizations.
Completion of the program is designed to result in an Associate of Arts degree, and meets the general education requirements at all Idaho public universities. Course selection should be coordinated to meet requirements for your intended transfer institution.
Social Work graduates are employed in many different public & private work settings, including: Nursing homes, Hospices, Hospitals, Home care agencies, Substance abuse programs, Mental health services, Mental retardation/developmental disabilities services, Vocational rehabilitation services, Public health agencies, Community actions agencies, Family services agencies, Children & youth agencies, Child Welfare agencies, Aging services, Residential treatment programs, Child & adult day care centers, Domestic violence programs, Homeless shelters, Criminal justice agencies, School (elementary & secondary), Income maintenance, Legal service agencies.