This minor is an introduction to the field of social work. It is desirable as supplemental preparation for those in people-oriented programs 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.
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.
Transferring to Fresno Pacific
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General Education Prerequisites
|PS 120||American Politics and Society||3|
|SOC 120||Introduction to Sociology||3|
Required Courses (7 Courses, 17-20 Units)
|SW 100||Perspectives in Social Work||1|
|SW 110||Participation in Volunteer Services||1 - 3|
|SW 120||Helping People: an Introduction||3|
|SW 400||Foundations of Social Work Practice||3|
|SW 410||Working with Groups||3|
Select two of the following
|SW 300||Human Behavior in the Social Environment||3|
|SW 310||Social Gerontology||3|
|SW 320||Marriage and Family||3|
|SW 390||Chemical Dependency Intervention||3|
|SW 395||Studies in Domestic Violence||2|
|SW 420||Becoming a Change Agent||3|
|SW 431||Cultural Competence in Professional Practice||3|