Why Choose Social Work at PPCC?
Be a voice for the voiceless. Social workers are as important as ever in our societal support network. From working with at-risk populations to advocating for those in need, social workers and paraprofessional do good by shaping the way our society supports and promotes the well-being of all of its members.
What will I study?
Social Work students at PPCC will be exposed to a wide range of knowledge and topics relavent to modern professionals. As part of their education, students will:
- Learn about the history of the social welfare system in the United States.
- Develop an understanding of the relationship between biological, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural systems.
- Understand the importance of larger social systems, such as families, communities, and organizations.
Example Classes I Might Take
The Social Work department faculty and students support and assists with PPCC Cares - our college's initiative to combat food insecurity through food giveaways and volunteerism. PPCC's community of faculty, staff, students, and volunteers are committed to ending food insecurity and homelessness in Colorado Springs and southern Colorado.Volunteer with PPCC Cares
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.