The School of Social Work offers a minor in social welfare.

This minor, however, is not accepted by the Council on Social Work Education as preparation for beginning-level generalist social work practice.


  • SOWK 2810: Introduction to Social Work
  • SOWK 3400: Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • SOWK 3910: Social Policy for Social Change

Plus two of the following courses:

  • SOWK 3800: Social Work Research
  • PSYC 2025: Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 3150: Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
  • SOCI 3450: Women in a Transnational World
  • SOCI 3510: Sociology of Race and Ethnicity