The social work Minor is designed to augment a related major such as criminal justice, Spanish, religion, psychology, etc. Students who plan on either a career in human service or graduate study in social work are urged to consider the sociology major with a concentration in social work. Students majoring in sociology with a concentration in social work may not add the social work minor.
Students will: demonstrate workable understanding of major elements of the human service systems in the United States; demonstrate beginning level counseling skills and strategies for problem-solving; and will know and be able to use a multi-layered understanding of human behavior in the social environment.
Students will complete five courses as follows:
- SW 342 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
- Soc 252 Standards for Professional Behavior in the Human Services
- SCJ 347 Field Experience and Seminar
Electives – Choose two of the following:
- SW 301 Counseling Strategies I
- SW 343 Social Welfare Policy
- SCJ 341 Family Crisis Intervention