The School of Social Work at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) welcomes your interest in our School and the programs we offer. The School of Social Work offers a two-year professional program leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) degree.
Our Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The goals of the BASW program are to prepare students for entry level, professional, generalist social work practice and for graduate social work education including advanced standing. Students learn to practice as professional social workers with persons and groups representing the range of human diversity and with all size systems (individuals, families, groups, communities and institutions).
Program Schedule: The BASW program offers the opportunity for students to study in a daytime or evening program model:
Field Education Requirements: Fieldwork is an integral part of the BASW curriculum, providing an opportunity for students to apply social work knowledge and practice skills in an agency based, educationally focused field setting.
HOW TO ENTER THE BASW PROGRAM: There is an application process to enter the BASW program (major) at CSULB. Students who are interested in applying to the BASW program are encouraged to attend one of our information meetings to learn more about the program and the application process. Follow the "Important BASW Links" on the right-hand side of this page for more information.
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DEADLINES (to apply to BASW program):
Transfer Applicants: The deadline to apply to CSULB via CSU Mentor is November 30, 2014.
All BASW Applicants: School of Social Work supplemental application packets are due March 1, 2015.
Attend an Information Meeting (link)
IMPORTANT BASW LINKS:
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