Perhaps you have pondered over how you can become an important part of changing lives. Do you want to become a social worker? The social work field is a wonderful opportunity to get involved with helping others through counseling and enabling institute change.
I have found that most social work programs have similar core courses for the bsw and msw requirements. There are varying specific topics that focus on the different needs of a local community surrounding the university and some that have been strongly advocated for inclusion into a curriculum by staff as well as students.
So in order to become a social worker, take a look at the schools course requirements and see if they will suit your goals. Some of the basics needed for a four-year degree (BSW) include a strong liberal arts focus and two pre-requisite social work courses in your freshman and sophomore years. (more…)