Be uniquely prepared for your career
The Bachelor of Social Work requirements prepare you to become a leader in your area of interest, utilizing evidence-based interventions and contributing to the knowledge of the profession through effective and ethical practice, as well as dissemination of research and practice findings in professional journals and other venues.
Possibilities after graduation could include graduate school and a career as a family social worker, case manager, substance abuse counselor, community outreach worker, probation officer, juvenile court liaison, community prevention coordinator, human services specialist, behavioral management aide or crisis counselor.
The mission of ACU’s Bachelor of Science in Social Work program is to educate students for competent, entry-level, generalist social work practice that integrates Christian and personal faith to contribute to the knowledge base of the profession, and to play active leadership roles in effective service delivery systems.
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 58 credit hours + Electives: 14 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
What can you do after graduation?
- Family social worker
- Case manager
- Substance abuse counselor
- Community outreach worker
- Probation officer
- Juvenile court liaison
- Community prevention coordinator
- Human services specialist
- Behavioral management aide
- Crisis counselor
Clubs and Activities
ACU social work students can get involved with many outside-the-classroom learning opportunities, including:
- Research and conferences
- Student Social Work Association
- National Association of Social Workers
- North American Association of Christians in Social Work
- ACU School of Social Work’s Urban Studies