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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Social Work (BSW)


 brantford

Social work is a practice-based profession that harnesses principles of human rights and social justice to empower members of society disadvantaged by social dynamics of class, race, gender, age and ability.

Laurier's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) provides a purposeful, holistic and interdisciplinary academic experience that will shape your professional identity as a social worker.

 


Program Highlights

  • We offer a field placement in your third and fourth year to assist you in learning through experience while providing supervised, pre-professional social work service to a community.
  • You will learn critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of social work practice theory and methods.

Sample Courses

  • Working with Immigrants and Refugee Peoples
  • Health Care and Social Work Practice
  • Indigenous Wholistic Healing
  • Creative Arts in Social Work Practice
  • Social Movements, Social Justice and Vulnerable Populations
  • Violence in Families

Requirements

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 29.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Indigenous Studies Minor
  • Youth and Children's Studies Minor
  • Psychology Minor
  • Criminology Minor
  • Law and Society Minor
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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