The minor emphasizes a commitment to social justice and a life of service. It serves as an introduction to the field of social work and provides supplemental preparation for people-oriented studies such as contemporary ministries, psychology, communication and education.


  • The minor in social work is specifically designed for students like you, enrolled in related majors seeking insight into human development.
  • You will gain the knowledge and specialized skills necessary for helping people and becoming an agent of change in the community.

Career opportunities

When paired with many majors, the social work minor can prepare you for a variety of helping professions and for graduate study in social work, ministry, probation/corrections, mental health, gerontology and school counseling.