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Social Welfare Minor

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Department: School of Social Work

This minor seeks to acquaint students in majors and pre-professional programs that interface with social work (e.g., sociology, psychology, anthropology, health, education, counseling, business, pre-law, pre-medicine, recreation) with the evolution of the social welfare structure in the United States (SCWK 250 - Introduction to Social Welfare ), the policies that result in social welfare programs (SCWK 350 - Social Welfare Policy ) and populations at particular risk (SCWK 270 - Social Work Issues of Diversity and Oppression ).

Course Requirements

Electives (6 credits)

Complete six additional credits in social work (SCWK) courses, with the exception of the following:

           SCWK 338 - Introduction to Social Work Practice
           SCWK 431 - Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups
           SCWK 432 - Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations
           SCWK 498 - Field Experience in Social Work 

Total minimum credits: 18

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