Welcome to the Undergraduate Social Work Program at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. The Student Handbook has been carefully designed for you. It is intended to serve as a general reference and a useful guide for all undergraduate students in Social Work. This handbook contains the university, school, and departmental official academic policies and procedures as well as sample copies of academic forms useful to you as a student here. Please refer to this handbook frequently to find answers for your many questions.
You are to be congratulated for selecting social work as your career choice. We will make every effort to make your educational experiences meaningful to your development as an effective professional. Our curriculum and co-curricular activities such as field trips to various agencies, professional conferences, and the Social Work Club serve to help prepare you for employment as a generalist social worker, and for advanced study.
We sincerely hope this information will assist you throughout your education and training at Alabama A&M University. We urge you to become familiar with the contents of this handbook. The handbook is not a replacement for the University catalogue, but designed to supplement the information available in the University catalog. Please feel free to contact any member of the Undergraduate Social Work Program if you have questions and/or suggestions. Again, we extend to you a most hearty and sincere welcome, and wish you a productive and rewarding experience with us.