2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Social Work
College of Arts and Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences
The Social Work department is housed within the Sociology department
Stroud Hall, Room 414
About the Program
The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology; Bachelor of Science in Social Work; and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with three minors in Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice.
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) Program includes providing students with the educational background necessary to become competent generalist social work practitioners and ensuring that BSSW graduates have the preparation essential to successfully pursue graduate study in social work.
The goals of the Program are to:
East Stroudsburg University was granted Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Initial Accreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) program in June 2015.
This program is offered by the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice.
Is social worker a career path for me?
More detailed career information is available from the department.
Academic Programs and Courses
Social Work B.S.
Social Work Minor
Social Work Faculty
SOSW - Social Work Courses
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