COURSE DESCRIPTION


B.S.W. or Bachelor of Social Work is an undergraduate Social Work course. Social Work refers to various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase their welfare. B.S.W. is of 3 years duration. The minimum duration of completing this course is 3 years and maximum duration of completing this course is 6 years. It is available as Full Time Course and through Distance Education Program or Correspondence. IGNOU is one of the leading Institutes which provide BSW. It is also referred as B.A. (SW) which stands for Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Social Work Courses imparts the education on the values of Social Work and consciously applying these in practice. This Course enables one to become a Social worker who can help people suffering from homelessness, poverty, violence, abuses and diseases like cancer, AIDS etc. This course is mostly suited to people who want to bring a change in the society through Social Work which may include helping the repressed and the underprivileged.


Bachelor of Social Work Eligibility

  • 10+2 or its equivalent from a government recognised school board.
  • Students with a background in social work, psychology, social science, sociology or any other related fields will get preference over others.
  • Some Institutes also conduct a written test followed by a personal interview for admission.

Bachelor of Social Work Course Suitability

  • They should have the ability to listen carefully, ask pertinent questions and retain verbally transmitted information which is crucial to the counselling aspect of social work.
  • Candidates should also be able to evaluate one’s own performance and work toward improving it, i.e. an invaluable skill.
  • Applicants also possess the ability to coordinate communication and action among multiple parties as the work of social worker is to connect people one another.

How is Bachelor of Social Work Course Beneficial?

  • Social Work Degree provides qualification for employment with many Human Service Providing Agencies.
  • Social Work Graduate programs enable one to pursue Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • BSW is not a Conventional Career and as such is especially meant for those who have capability of working hard under precarious working conditions. Social Work Careers are available for Social Workers in private as well as public sector companies.
  • Social workers can easily get jobs as counsellors in healthcare, adoption, environmental protection, community policing etc.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


10+2 or its equivalent from a government recognised school board.
  • Bachelor of Social Work Syllabus

    Syllabus of Social Work as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in BSW has three major components:

    1

    Foundation Courses

    2

    Elective Courses

    3

    Field Work (Practicum)

     

    Foundation Courses

    Foundation Courses are compulsory for all students who want to obtain BSW degree. You should earn 24 credits of foundation courses.

    Sr. No. 

    Subjects of Study 

    A

     

    1

    Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences 

    2

    Foundation Course in Science &Technology

    3

    Foundation Course in English 1 or Foundation Course in Hindi 2

    B

     

    1

    Foundation Course in English 2

    2

    Foundation Course in Hindi 1

    3

    Foundation Course in Assamese

    4

    Foundation Course in Bengali

    5

    Foundation Course in Gujarati

    6

    Foundation Course in Kannada

    7

    Foundation Course in Malayalam

    8

    Foundation Course in Marathi

    9

    Foundation Course in Oriya

    10

    Foundation Course in Punjabi

    11

    Foundation Course in Tamil

    12

    Foundation Course in Telugu

    13

    Foundation Course in Urdu

    14

    Foundation Course in Sanskrit

    15

    Foundation Course in Bhojpuri

    C

     

    1

    Introduction to Social Work

    2

    Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Groups

    3

    Social Work Intervention with Communities and Institutions

    4

    Introduction to Family Education

    5

    Introduction to HIV/AIDS

    6

    Substance Abuse and Counselling

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