The B.A. degree program in Social Work, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, prepares students to enter beginning professional social work practice.
The minor in Child Welfare is designed to introduce the students to the issues facing children and families, and provides students with an interdisciplinary overview of the child welfare system. It has three required courses: (1) SOW3650 Introduction to Child Welfare, (2) DEP3103 Child Development or DEP4304 Psychology of Adolescents, and (3) SOW4111 Adolescents at Risk or SOW4242/5243 Families & Family Treatment. In addition the student completes one elective from the following: EAB4704 Introduction to Behavior Modification; EEX4701 The Handicapped Child from Birth-5 Years; HSC4633 Current Issues in School-Community Health; SYO3100 The Family; SOW3314 Case Management, also either DEP3103 Child Development, DEP4304 Psychology of Adolescents, SOW4111 Adolescents at Risk, or SOW4242/5243 Families and Family Treatment if not taken as one of the required courses. Social Work majors may also request a Field Instruction placement in a child welfare agency. This minor is available to all students
For more specific requirements, visit the Online UWF Catalog.