Undergraduate Minor in Social Work

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Phone: 216-368-2256
Dean Grover "Cleve" Gilmore, PhD

Undergraduate Social Work Minor

The Social Work Minor offers interdisciplinary collaborative learning that includes service, community engagement, and an exploration of values. Students experience active learning that is practical and applied to real-world settings. The minor integrates social work theory and practice, social policy, socio-behavioral theory and research to understand and address complex social problems of our time, domestically and internationally. Some issues covered in the courses include oppression and privilege, poverty, violence, social justice, alcohol and other drug abuse, social welfare, community development. Courses can be taken on campus or through the our short term international study and travel courses. 

The Social Work minor requires 15 credit hours. Some of the courses include:

SASS 284- Oppression and Privilege  in a Multicultural Society

SASS 315- Adoption Practice and Policy

SASS 318- Death, Grief and Loss

SASS 325- The Netherlands Social Justice: Health and Violence Prevention

SASS 355- Drugs and Youth

SASS 367- Poverty and Children

SASS 369- Social Networking and Community Organizing in the 21st Century

SASS 375A- Ecuador: Health, Human and Social Development in Ecuador

SASS 375B- Mental Health Issues and Practice- The Netherlands

SASS 375C- Poland: Invisible Groups in a New Poland

SASS 375D- Guatemala: Community Development Approach to Child Welfare

SASS 375F Gender and Sexuality Justice-LGBT life/ Dutch Culture

SASS 385- Social Welfare Capstone

SASS 390- Independent Study

SASS 391- Seminar on Community Needs and Services