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Undergraduate Program

Bachelors of Social Work

The Millie M. Charles School of Social Work at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) offers a Bachelor of Social Work program designed to prepare students for careers in social work practice and leadership. The curriculum combines rigorous coursework with hands-on field experience, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address complex social issues and empower individuals, families, and communities.

The Bachelor of Social Work program at SUNO emphasizes social justice, cultural competence, and ethical practice, with a focus on serving diverse populations in urban environments. Through a variety of courses and field placements, students will learn how to assess community needs, develop effective interventions, and advocate for social change.

Course offerings cover a range of topics including social welfare policy, human behavior and the social environment, social work practice methods, research and evaluation, and specialized areas such as child welfare, aging, and mental health. Additionally, the program offers opportunities for students to participate in research, community service, and professional development activities.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Social Work program at SUNO are equipped to make a difference in the lives of those they serve and pursue careers in a variety of settings including non-profit organizations, government agencies, healthcare facilities, and schools. With a commitment to social justice and a deep understanding of the complexities of human behavior and social systems, SUNO social work graduates are well-prepared to make a positive impact on their communities.


BSW Student Learning Outcomes