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Social Work, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Boca Raton, FL, United States
Our students are offered a solid program of academic courses and hands-on training and experience in our field practicum program. Our graduates are prepared for entry-level social work positions in a broad range of settings (e.g., child welfare, criminal justice, schools, gerontology), as well as for entry into an MSW program.
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Overview

The goals of the FAU School of Social Work are to provide students with a curriculum that will adequately prepare them for beginning generalist social work practice, graduate study in social work, and effective participation in community processes. The content of the social work practice curriculum relates to:

  • Client systems of various sizes and types;
  • The diverse populations of southeast Florida;
  • Societal, community, and agency contexts, and their changing natures, the behavior of organizations, and the dynamics of change;
  • Values and ethics of the social work profession, and;
  • Emphasizing awareness of the responsibility to continue professional growth and development.

Some of our graduates also move onto other fields of professional graduate education such as law, political science, and administration. Our program (accredited by the Council on Social Work Education) is based upon the Generalist Intervention Model, which uses a strength-based approach to working with individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Global Perspectives of Social Services
  • Social Work and Social Problems
  • Social Welfare Policy and Provisions
  • Profession of Social Work 
  • Human Behavior and Social Environment 1 
  • Human Behavior and Social Environment 2 
  • Family Violence

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit Application and Fees
  • Submit Required Academic Credentials
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • Submit English Proficiency Tests
  • Immigration/Visa Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boca Raton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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