At least 90 percent of the minority students recruited will graduate. Upon graduation from the Undergraduate Program in the Department of Social Work at Alabama A&M University, students will be able to:
Apply knowledge, skills, values and ethics in practice with vulnerable, impoverished and oppressed populations of various sizes.
Apply the principles and techniques of generalist social work practice in planning interventions with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Demonstrate competence in applying practice theories, utilizing a professional value base, to describe, assess and select interventions with diverse populations.
Demonstrate competency in implementing planned change, developing preventive interventions, advocating for impoverished populations and oppressed groups, and selecting strategies of change that advance social and economic justice.
Demonstrate knowledge of the bio-psycho-social variables that affect individual developmental behavior, articulate the interdependence of social systems, resources, capacities, opportunities and diversity from an eco-systems perspective.
Demonstrate ethical responsibility to clients, colleagues, the agency, the social work profession, and society as specified by Professional Social Work Codes of Ethics.