Bachelor Of Arts In Social Work And Social Administration

Course Overview

The course is housed in the department of Development and Community Studies, School of Social Sciences. The programme of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Social Administration (BA SWASA) offers training to undergraduate students. It is a 3 years programme leading to the award of a BA.SWASA.

The programme has been carefully developed to equip participants with appropriate skills, knowledge and understanding of social issues, programmes, challenges and opportunities related to our communities. The course therefore exposes students to both theoretical and practical experiences in relation to social problems. The theoretical component presents the relevant theoretical orientations on the nature of social development needs, interventions and challenges.

Second and third year students are required to undertake internship trainings during the vacation following the second semester. The practical component of the course programme provides students with the opportunity to transform the knowledge and skills acquired in class into practical abilities. The student will attain integral development, including the capacity to build and use relationships, knowledge, imagination, opportunities, influence, time and ability to work under challenging circumstances in transforming society as change agents

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


BSA31101 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK I SWASA
BSA31102 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS SWASA
BSA31103 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS SWASA
BSA 31103 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS SWASA
BSA31104 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY SWASA
BSA31105 COMMUNICATION SKILLS SWASA
BSA31106 HIV/AIDS AND DEVELOPMENT SWASA


Year One - Semester Two


BSA31201 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS SWASA
BSA 31202 SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY SWASA
BSA31203 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK   II SWASA
BSA31204 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL WORK INTERVENTIONS SWASA
BSA31205 DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF SOCIAL SERVICES SWASA
BSA31206 HUMAN GROWTH, BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT SWASA


Year Two - Semester One


BSA 32103 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT SWASA
BSA 32104 BASIC STATISTICS SWASA
BSA 32105 FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADERSHIP SWASA
BSA32107 FIELD WORK I SWASA
BSA 32107 FIELD VISIT I SWASA


Year Two - Semester Two


BSA 32202 RESEARCH METHODS SWASA
BSA 32203 FAMILY SERVICES AND LAW SWASA
BSA 32204 SOCIAL SECURITY AND PROTECTION SWASA
CBD 32211 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT SWASA
MME5224 COST – BENEFIT ANALYSIS SWASA


Year Three - Semester One


BSA 33101 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SWASA
BSA 33104 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW SWASA
BSA 33106 COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT SWASA


Year Three - Semester Two


BSA 33201 SOCIAL POLICY AND PLANNING SWASA
BSA 33202 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT SWASA
BSA 33203 DISASTER MANAGEMENT SWASA
BSA 33206 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT II SWASA