Child Welfare and Family Studies Minor

The minor in Child Welfare and Family Studies gives students the opportunity to study the role of families, schools, the community, and government in the health, safety, and well-being of children and families. It examines common family problems, as well as strengths, and explores models of prevention and intervention to preserve and improve family life.

Course Title Credits
Minor Requirements
SW 2200Introduction to Social Work4
SW 2300Case Management and Advocacy3
SW 3130Child Welfare and Family Services (DICO)3
SW 3150Child Maltreatment3
SW 3800Social Work Internship (only available Falls or Springs)3
or SW 3490 Diversity and Oppression
Total Credits16