Bachelors Degree in Social Work

Bachelors Degree in Social Work

Description 

The Bachelors Degree in Social Work is designed to provide training for persons interested in social work and other related fields; to prepare them for work within communities and organizations. This course addresses theories, principles and practices of social work, law and legal regulations as well as human needs and behaviour. This programme is offered full-time across four (8) semesters and two (4) summers, to incorporate a practicum which is a mandatory aspect of training. Students are required to complete all specified credits, unless otherwise exempted (see prior learning document). This degree equips graduates with skills needed to pursue various careers.

Students in this dynamic programme will be exposed to industry practices and experiences which will prepare them for immediate entry into human service positions. Learners will develop the capacity to demonstrate a professional problem solving approach that encompasses engagement, assessment, intervention, evaluation and follow-up as they work with a clientele which may consist of individuals, families, organizations or communities. Upon completion, graduates will be expected to function in primary, as well as, secondary social work settings. They will be, among other things, competent at counselling, interviewing, research and data collecting, complying with laws and regulations governing social services and applying ethical principles in decision making. 65 theory credit(s) and 0 lab credit(s). Courses – 22

Tuition per year $172,923.38 *Subject to change for 2024/2025

Semester 1 = $91,631.69   Semester 2 = $81,291.69

Code Course Name Credits Lab Credits CW/Exam Year Semester
COMM3501 Administrative Communication 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 1
HRMT3401 Human Resource Management 2018 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
SOWK3101 Human Rights and Social Justice 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
SOWK4401 Human Sexuality 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 1
RMTD3401 Research Methodology 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 1
STAT3201 Advanced Statistics for the Social Sciences 3 0 70/30 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK4403 Child and Family Advocacy 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK3205 Field Work Practicum I 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK3203 Grief Management 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK3102 Organization and Administration of Social Services 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
ORTB4801 Organizational Behaviour 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 2
SOWK3204 Theory and Practice of Social Work: Case Management 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 2
ECON3501 Caribbean Economic Development 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK4305 Ethnicity and Social Welfare 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK4303 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families and Small Groups 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 1
SOWK4301 Substance Abuse and the Social Environment 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 1
ENBP4701 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation 2 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK4404 Field Work Practicum II 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK4402 Global Perspective in Social Work 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK3103 Mediation and Dispute Resolution 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK3202 Social Gerontology 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 2
SOWK3201 Social Work Research Paper 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2