A minor in social welfare is available to non-social work majors. This minor consists of 18 credits, including SLWK 201 Introduction to Social Work and SLWK 422 Social Welfare Legislation and Services. The remaining 12 credits can be fulfilled by completing SLWK 230 Communication in the Helping Process, SLWK 311 Social Work and Oppressed Groups, SLWK 313 Person in Society I, SLWK 330 Person in Society II, SLWK 380 Foundations of Social Work Research I, SLWK 381 Foundations of Social Work Research II or SLWK 431 Person in Society III. Practice and field courses are restricted to majors.
Last update: 5/15/2007
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