The Ohio Dominican University Social Work program prepares students for competent entry-level professional practice at the baccalaureate-degree level. Integrated with a liberal arts base, the curriculum encompasses art and science in the creative integration of foundation knowledge, professional values, and skills that prepares students for contemporary and future social work practice and education. Students in ODU’s Social Work program are prepared to be of service to people in coping with environmental demands, strengthening their social relationships, and enriching their ways of living. The program emphasizes the historical roots of social work with its concern for affecting social and economic justice with, and on behalf of, vulnerable persons and groups. The curriculum mirrors the ideals of the University in the strong emphasis placed upon knowledge and sensitivity concerning global diversity.