Bachelor of Social Work Minor Study Plan

An undergraduate minor in Social Work is offered for students majoring in other university curricula. The minor is particularly appropriate for students who have chosen to pursue a career in another helping profession. Such students will benefit from the expansion of their knowledge, skill and value base provided by the minor. It also provides useful knowledge for any student about social welfare systems, policies, issues, intervention strategies and services which can impact the lives of every individual in the United States.

Recommended Preparation


Sociology......................................  3-6 Hours
Psychology ...................................  3-6 Hours
Anthropology ...............................  3 Hours
Political Science .............................  3 Hours
Human Biology .............................. 3 Hours 

Requirements for the Minor in Social Work

Students must meet all university requirements for the minor. Approval for entrance into the minor must be given by the program director.

I. Required Courses (12 Hours)

  • SOCW 2100 Introduction to Social Work (3)
  • SOCW 3100 Social Welfare Policy I (3)
  • SOCW 3300 Diversity and Social Justice (3)
  • SOCW 3101 Interprofessional Teamwork in Health and Human Services (3)

II. Elective Courses (6 Hours)

  • SOCW 4100 Social Work and Law (3)
  • SOCW 4001 Social Work Topics (3 one-credit courses) (3)
  • SOCW 4101 Urban Dynamics (3)
  • SOCW 4102 Social Work and Health Care (3)
  • SOCW 3102 Children and Families: Problems, Issues, and Services (3)
  • SOCW 4103 Management and Supervision (3)

III. Total - 18 Hours