Social Work - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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Make a difference in people’s lives. Our social work grads are in high demand and you’ll find the work meaningful and rewarding. You will make friends for life in this tight-knit program based in a modern, landmark building just steps from the waterfront. You’ll have lots of opportunities for hands-on learning including placements in year 4, joining clubs, and volunteering in the community.


Sample Courses: Meeting Human Needs through Social Welfare, Social Work and Violence, Feminist Social Work, Theory and Practice of Social Work with Individuals, Social Policy and Social Welfare, Field Education


Career Tracks: Child welfare worker, community support worker, mental health counsellor, parole officer, human rights advocate, social worker

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 80%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Become an effective advocate with this program that combines social work and disability studies. You’ll get lots of hands-on experience in the field and have the opportunity to join clubs. This is a program where you can learn to make a difference in the world.


Sample Courses: Historical Approaches to People with Disabilities; Community Approaches, Advocacy and Empowerment; Social Justice in Action; Social Work and Diversity; Field Education


Career Tracks: Disability support worker, social worker, child and youth worker, community support worker, family service worker

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 80%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Set yourself apart with a degree from one of the only combined BSW programs in Social Work and Women’s Studies in North America. We offer unique opportunities for hands-on learning, bringing your knowledge of equity, diversity, and inclusion into focus. We’ve got clubs, exchange opportunities and practical experience available in the community.


Sample Courses: Meeting Human Needs through Social Welfare; Social Work and Violence; Feminist Social Work; Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice; Frameworks of Feminist Research; Women’s Movements in North America


Career Tracks: Victim advocate, human rights advocate, crisis counsellor, women’s shelter service worker, child and youth protection worker, social worker

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 80%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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What Will I Learn?

  • Understand human behaviour, communication, and interaction as shaped by social/cultural contexts
  • Assess, evaluate, and understand individual, family and group behaviours
  • Appreciate contemporary social, community and ethical issues and related public policy

  • Implement and understand social work interventions for individuals, families, and other groups
  • Critically understand the histories, functions and limitations of important social welfare policies


86

Number of Graduates (2020)


94%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*2 years following degree completion (OUGS Social Sciences, 2019)

Explore your opportunities

  • Addictions counsellor
  • Advocate
  • Bereavement specialist
  • Business advisor
  • Case worker
  • Child and youth worker
  • Child welfare worker
  • Community developer
  • Community support worker
  • Consultant
  • Counsellor
  • Development officer
  • Family service worker
  • Health and safety manager
  • Health educator
  • Human resources manager
  • Human rights officer
  • Intake supervisor
  • Journalist
  • Law enforcement officer
  • Lawyer
  • Legal consultant
  • Mental health counselor
  • Operations director
  • Parole officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Project manager
  • Public relations
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Settlement worker
  • Social worker
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