1. To prepare entry-level baccalaureate social workers for generalist practice in a multicultural context rooted in knowledge and skills for understanding and solving complex social problems within the values of professional social work
  2. To prepare generalist social workers to become informed and effective leaders able to take action against injustice and inequalities
  3. To foster a comparative and critical examination of social welfare and social work history, policies, research, and practice interventions in the education of social work practitioners
  4. To prepare students for graduate education in social work and related fields.