• Minor in Social Work

    The Social Work minor is not preparation for professional social work practice and is only intended to enhance the students’ overall knowledge, skills and professional ethical practice in their chosen field of study. In order to become a professional, licensed social worker you must obtain a degree in social work. For more information please contact the Social Work Department.

    Required Minor Courses (9 hours needed):

    SCWK 1350 Introduction to Social Work (Fall or Spring)
    SCWK 2360 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (Spring); or
    SCWK 2365 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (Fall); and
    SCWK 2303 Social Work Practice I (Spring)

    Advanced Courses and Electives (9 hours needed):

    SCWK 2360 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (Spring); or
    SCWK 2365 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (Fall);
    SCWK 3310 Applied Ethics and Social Justice (Fall)
    SCWK 3320 Child Welfare Services (Fall)
    SCWK 3330 Social Statistics (Fall)
    SCWK 3360 Social Welfare Policy I (Fall)
    SCWK 3365 Social Welfare Policy II (Spring)
    SCWK 3370 Social Work Practice II (Fall)
    SCWK 3375 Social Work Practice III (Spring)
    SCWK 3380 Research Methods (Spring)
    SCWK 4360 Healthcare Issues in Society (Spring)
    SCWK 4370 Aging in Society (Spring)

    Courses are only offered in the semester shown below (SCWK 1350 is a prerequisite to all other SCWK courses):

    Fall

    SCWK 1350 Intro to SCWK
    SCWK 2365 HBSE II
    SCWK 3370 SCWK Practice II
    SCWK 3360 Social Welfare Policy I
    SCWK 3310 Applied Ethics and Social Justice (Advanced Elective)
    SCWK 3320 Child Welfare Services (Advanced Elective)
    SCWK 3330 Social Statistics (Advanced Elective)

    Spring

    SCWK 1350 Intro to SCWK
    SCWK 2360 HBSE I
    SCWK 2303 Practice I
    SCWK 3375 SCWK Practice III
    SCWK 3365 Social Welfare Policy II
    SCWK 3380 Research Methods
    SCWK 4360 Healthcare Issues in Society (Advanced Elective)
    SCWK 4370 Aging in Society (Advance Elective)

     

    ***Other social work courses are available but are not approved for course work for a minor in social work.

    Hours required: 18 minimum
    Cumulative GPA: 2.0

    Updated April 2014
    SUBJECT TO FURTHER CHECKING BY CATALOG REGULATIONS
    THE DEPARTMENT STRONGLY RECOMMENDS STUDENTS BE ADVISED BY SOCIAL WORK FACULTY DUE TO SEQUENCING OF OUR COURSES AND COURSE PREREQUISITES FOR MINORS.

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