The program is designed to prepare students for generic social work practice. In keeping with the generic focus, students are provided with a common body of social work knowledge and skills that is transferable among human services settings, population group and areas. Students have the opportunity to practice actual social work in agency setting through practical training. The aim is to expose them to their practice interests and develop skills in integrating and applying knowledge and theory acquired in academics courses to actual social work situations. The Social Work Program will empower students with strong social work ethics and values, relevant theoretical foundation, and strong practice skills to promote the optimal social functioning of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Student will have preventive and social work knowledge and expertise necessary for building and maintenance of a progressively equitable social environment favorable to all people regardless of race, gender, age, ethnic or national origin disability, political orientation, or sexual orientation.