Bachelor of Arts (Honors) [B.A.(Hons.)] (Social Work)

Programme Overview

Duration: 3 Years | Programme Code: 090214

The mission of Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Social Work programme is to educate and turn bachelor level social workers to highly competent, compassionate, committed and ethical professionals who are known by their ability to empower others as well as themselves. The motto taught to the students here is ‘Be prepared to get involved’.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • Recognize the effects of their own personal values, ethics, and beliefs upon their practice.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the social justice goals of furthering equality in our society.
  • Apply conceptual frameworks to practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Foster change and development at the individual, family, group, organizational, and community levels.
  • Evaluate individual practices.

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme the graduate would be able to:

  • Be responsive to the continuity of social work knowledge and skills in the continuum from the undergraduate social work curriculum to the graduate concentrations.
  • Sustain a culture of professional development and faculty-student relations characterized by accessibility of faculty members, joint involvement in projects and mentorships.
  • Promote the development and dissemination of new knowledge and skills for the social work profession.
  • Foster racial, ethnic, and other types of diversity within the school.
  • Sustain the school’s commitment to working students by the provision of flexible scheduling and extended-study options.
  • Assist both the voluntary and public sectors of the community in the development of effective, comprehensive, and equitable social welfare services.

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Beginning of Social Work, Fundamentals of Social Work, Sociology for Social work, Basic concepts in Psychology, Contemporary Social Concerns, Social Psychology, Working with Individuals, Working with Groups, Social Deviance and Social Problems, NGO Management, Social Welfare & Administration, Social Policy and Social Development, Social Legislation and Human Rights, Social Action & Movements, Community Organization, Communication and Development.