Social Sciences Division

Our Program

Understanding the World... Acting for the Community

Why Social Work?



For a complete list of requirements, view our Social Work Major Program Plan.

To join our exciting program, please fill out the  Admission Application. See here for application evaluation rubric.

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Learning about child protection policies across the United States.

Be among the most in demand in the Pacific Northwest. Graduates of the LCSC Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) are among the most qualified and prepared professionals in the region. Employed in a wide variety of public and private human service agencies, many graduates choose to enroll in a graduate program and pursue a Masters of Social Work.

LCSC offers the only fully accredited BSW in northern Idaho. The program includes courses prescribed by the Council on Social Work Education in research, practice methods, human behavior, social policy, and a variety of electives.

The Bachelor of Social Work is designed to prepare entry-level generalist practice social workers with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to help families, groups, individuals and communities solve social problems and promote social justice. BSW students are trained in assessment, interviewing, intake, service planning, community outreach, advocacy, and case management. All students complete an internship during their senior year. BSW graduates are qualified to sit for the State Social Work License Exam.

To make Social Work YOUR career choice, contact one of our Social Work Faculty Advisors, Assistant Professor FitzSimmons, Assistant Professor Graves, Assistant Professor Nichols, Instructor Reese, Assistant Professor Renner, Instructor Royce, Program Director Rosenbaum, and Assistant Professor White.