Course - Under Graduate
Bachelor of Social Work

Course: Bachelor of Social Work
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Class XII from any stream
Social Work Course a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work.  Underpinned by theories of social work, social sciences, humanities and indigenous knowledge, social workengages people and structures to address life challenges and enhance wellbeing. Social work addresses the barriers, inequities and injustices that exist in society. It responds to crises and emergencies as well as to everyday personal and social problems.

Social work utilises a variety of skills, techniques, and activities consistent with its holistic focus on persons and their environments. Social work interventions range from primarily person-focused psychosocial processes to involvement in social policy, planning and development. These include counseling, clinical social work, group work, social pedagogical work, family treatment and therapy as well as efforts to help people obtain services and resources in the community. Interventions also include agency administration, community organization and engaging in social and political action to impact social policy and economic development.
About the Course

Year

Course Description

Competencies

1st  year (1st& 2nd Semester)

The course intends to introduce the subjects and provide the basis for various methods of Social Work

Introduction to Social Work

2nd year (3rd & 4th Semester)

To train and enhance students in the application of Social Work methods at the Community level

Application of Social Work methods

3rd Year (5th & 6th Semester)

To understand different issues and rightly intervene for the course

Exploring and Intervening in the field of Research and various settings

Course of study
The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice ensuring optimum learning by the students

  • Theoretical knowledge

 

Lectures, demonstration, group discussions, guest lectures, assignments, case studies, article/book reviews, debates, presentations, quiz

  • Practical knowledge

Surveys, role plays, field work, workshops, seminars, project works, Community Camp, study tour, presentations, research dissertation and other experiential activities.

Course Outline :-

First Semester

Paper code

Paper

Credits

BSW 101

Introduction to Social Work

3

BSW 102

Human Behaviour and Social Environment I

3

BSW 103

Skills of working with Individuals

3

BSW 104

Skills of working with Groups

3

BSW 105

Introduction to Society

3

BSW 106

Social Work Skills

2

ENGL 101

English and Communication

4

 

Total

21

Second Semester

Paper code

Paper

Credits

BSW 111

Introduction to Social Work II

3

BSW 112

Human Behaviour and Social Environment II

3

BSW 113

Skills of working with Individuals II

3

BSW 114

Skills of working with Groups II

3

BSW 115

Social Entreprenuership

2

BSW 116

Field Work

4

ENGL 111

English and Communication

4

 

Total

22

Third Semester

Paper code

Paper

Credits

BSW 201

Community Organization I

3

BSW 202

Social Welfare Administration I

3

BSW 203

Community Health

3

BSW 204

Social Problems and Services

2

BSW 205

Media and Social Work

2

BSW 206

Field Work

4

ENGL 201

English and Communication

3

 

Total

20

Fourth Semester

Paper code

Paper

Theory Credits

BSW 211

Social Welfare Administration II

3

BSW 212

Community Organization II

3

BSW 213

Community Nutrition

3

BSW 214

Man and Environment

3

BSW 215

Mass Communication

3

BSW 216

Field Work

4

BSW 217

Community Camp

2

ENGL 201

English and Communication

3

 

Total

24

Fifth Semester

Paper code

Paper

Theory Credits

BSW301

Research Methodology I

3

BSW302

Disaster Management

3

BSW303

Education for Social Change

2

BSW304

Welfare and Development of the Weaker Section

2

BSW305

Political system and Processes

2

BSW306

Field Work

4

ENGL301

English and Communication V

3

TOTAL

 

19

Sixth Semester

Paper code

Paper

Theory Credits

BSW 311

Research Methodology II

3

BSW 312

Basic Skills in Counseling

3

BSW 314

Women and Development

2

BSW 315

Family and Child: Issues and Services

2

BSW 316

Research Dissertation

3

ENGL 311

English and Coomunication VI

3

BSW 317

Field Work

4

TOTAL

 

20

This course is offered in :-

Department of Social Work,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah, Shillong-793006.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

Our Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
E-mail: admin@mlcuniv.in , registrar@mlcuniv.in, admissions@mlcuniv.in
Website: www.mlcuniv.in