Social Work, B.S.

The BSW program at Southern will provide you with a rigorous yet supportive learning environment with small classes, collaborative research opportunities, and expert social work faculty who are committed to your success.

Beyond the classroom, you will gain 400 hours of social work experience in a supervised practicum during your senior year.  With hundreds of practicum sites throughout Connecticut -- including public and private agencies, community-based programs, schools, hospitals, and more  -- the practicum education office will help you find a practicum that meets your educational and professional goals.

With your BSW degree, you will qualify for entry-level professional social work positions and for admission to the MSW Advanced Standing program, where you’ll be able complete your MSW degree in just one additional calendar year.