The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Past Events

April 8 SCU BSW Information Session

BSW Information Session at St. Catherine University

Learn more about the social work major


Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM


St. Catherine University, Coeur de Catherine, CDC355

Learn about the social work major and the profession of social work! 

An information session for the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program, sponsored jointly by St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas, will be held at SCU on April 8, from 12:15 – 1:00 pm in Coeur de Catherine, CDC 355.

The information sessions will be led by BSW Program Director, Sarah Ferguson, and will provide information about the field of social work, required coursework, common program plans, and an overview of what is entailed in the social work field experiences (internships). A BSW information session will also be held in the University of St. Thomas' Anderson Student Center, ASC 237, on April 9, from 12:15 - 1:00 pm.

For more information about the program visit the Bachelor of Social Work website.

If you’re unable to attend an information session but still interested in learning more about the social work major and/or the profession of social work, contact Sarah Ferguson at / 651-690-6296.

Did you know…

  • Social work employment is expected to grow by almost 20% from 2010 to 2020?
  • BSW students gain real-world work experience during 600 hours of field placement and graduate prepared to take the LSW licensure exam required to practice social work in Minnesota?
  • The SCU-UST School of Social Work is ranked in the top 25% nationally?

Growing areas of social work practice include:

• Aging / Gerontology  •  Health Care  •  Child / Family / School  •  Military / Veterans  •  Mental Health