Social Work: The Major
We are delighted that you are considering the Bachelor of Social Work program at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.Social work is a profession filled with meaning, action and the power to make a difference. Social workers pull communities together, help individuals and families find solutions, advance changes in social policy, promote social justice and foster human and global well-being. Are you ready to join us?
The BSW major combines liberal arts and social work classes with a focus on social justice and built-in experiential learning in the community. It is a professional degree that leads to licensure and direct entry into human service jobs. Hear about the Steve Hicks School experience directly from social work students and Alexis Kyle, Undergraduate Student Development Specialist as assistant dean Cossy Hough shares why you should study social work at UT Austin. Learn about the various opportunities available to social work students.