Social Work Minor

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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: Required:

  • 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