Social Welfare Minor

The BSW 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 Social Welfare includes the two beginning courses designed to orient students to social work philosophy, ethics, and practice areas and two social work electives.

The Social Welfare Minor has three required courses:

  • BSC 1005 General Biology for Non-Majors
  • SOW 3103 Human Behavior in Social Environment
  • SOW 3203 Introduction to the Field of Social Work

Students must also complete two of the following:

  • SOW 3314 Case Management 
  • SOW 3650 Introduction to Child Welfare 
  • SOW 4111 Adolescents At Risk 
  • SOW 4141 Social Aspects of Family Violence 
  • SOW 4242 Families and Family Treatment 
  • SOW 4700 Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Special Issues 
  • SOW 4740 Dimensions of Death and Dying: Special Issues

This minor is available to all UWF students except Social Work majors.

For more specific requirements, visit the Online UWF Catalog.

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