Social Work and Sociology

Social Work class

This department includes two distinct and related academic programs. Each of these programs offers a baccalaureate degree; the Baccalaureate Social Work (BSW) Program does not offer or require a minor but the Sociology Program requires either a minor or a double major.  

Dr. Maureen Newton is the Department Head for Sociology and Social Work as well as the BSW Program Director. Dr. Tina Deshotels is the Coordinator for the Sociology Program. Ms. Lisa Pugliese is the departmental secretary and Mrs. DaRhonda Hicks is the BSW Clerical Assistant.

Are you interested in a Master of Social Work?

Your journey begins on our Graduate Studies website. There is not a specific Graduate application for the MSW program; it is a general application.

Have questions? Email Ashlee Hanvey or call (256) 782-5348. 

For additional information call 256-782-8208 or email Dr. Maureen Newton.