2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Social Work Minor 15 credits

The minor in social work offers the student the opportunity to explore the history, foundations, and approaches to helping in the field of social work within a multicultural society. The goal of the minor is to help students understand the knowledge, values and skills critical to social work, and how they are used in making a difference on a personal, community, or global level. A total of 15 credits are required

Requirements

Required Core:

CSWRK 2101Introduction to Social Work

3

Choose One:

CSWRK 3201Case Management in Social Work and Counseling

3

CSWRK 3450Child Welfare: Challenges and Solutions

3

Working with Individuals and Families - Choose ONE:

CARTH 2423Principles of Art Therapy

3

CEXTH 2623Principles of Expressive Arts Therapy

3

CPSYC 2421Introduction to Counseling

3

CPSYC 3422Trauma and Crisis

3

CPSYC 3424Counseling Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

3

CPSYC 3427Family Interventions

3

CPSYC 3425Applied Group Dynamics

3

CSOCL 3820Girlhood, Identity, and Girl Culture

4

CSWRK 3201Case Management in Social Work and Counseling

3

Racism and Oppression - Choose ONE:

CSOCL 2119Race and Ethnic Relations

3

CSOCL 3445Race, Class and Gender

3

CSWRK 3301Challenging Racism

3

Policy and Advocacy - Choose ONE:

CPLCY 3552Social Policy

3

CPLCY 3888Selected Topics in Public Policy

3

CPLCY 4441Global Child and Family Policy

3

CSOCL 3551Activism and Change in Communities

3

For all social work minors, one component of the student’s experiential learning requirement in their major must be in a social work setting or a setting that utilizes social work perspectives/approaches.