CONSIDERING A CAREER IN A HELPING PROFESSION?
The minor in Social Work Provides the Opportunity for:
- An introduction to the science of helping
- An understanding of the social welfare policies designed to help our most vulnerable populations
- An understanding of the ethics and values of the social work profession
- Personal growth and development
- Practical hands-on assignments
- Career enhancement for the helping professional
The minor is designed to assist students majoring in Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, Professional Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology and/or those who are embarking on a career as a helping professional.
There is an 18 S.H. requirement for the completion of the minor. Students must have a minimum of 2.00 cumulative GPA in the minor courses to complete the minor.
- Required Courses (15 s.h.)
Electives (3 s.h.)
Any Social Work elective.
NOTES FOR PREREQUISITES:
Courses listed in the minor have their individual and department prerequisites and permissions. Students of this minor are not exempt from these requirements unless otherwise stated. While SWK 250 is generally a prerequisite for Social Work Electives (non-mandatory SWK courses), social work students may take SWK 320 and 321 concurrent with SWK 250. Students in other majors are exempted from the SWK 250 prerequisite.
For more information, please contact the
Department of Social Work
Old Main 339