Joining a student-led group is a great way to develop your leadership skills, make new friends, and have tons of fun.
Social Work Club
Social Work Club increases awareness of social issues within the University and community. You will gain knowledge of the major and social work profession. Club members also spend time volunteering and forming partnerships in the community, host guest speakers, and put on events.
Being involved in honors is a great way to challenge yourself and dive deeper into your major.
We are home to the Beta Psi chapter of Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society. Phi Alpha aims to provide a closer bond among social work students and promotes humanitarian goals and ideas. They co-sponsor many activities here in the School of Social Work.
Membership requires the completion of 9 semester hours of required social work courses and rank in the top 35% of the class based on overall GPA.
Honors at Illinois State enriches your learning through academic, cultural, professional, and community-building opportunities. As an honors student, you will feel engaged and challenged in your classes.
In the School of Social Work, we require 12 hours of honors course credit. Any major courses can be enhanced to an honors course.