Course Details

Child Welfare and Family Studies Minor

16 credits

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.



SW 2200 Introduction to Social Work 4
SW 3130 Child Welfare and Family Services (DICO) 3
SW 3150 Child Maltreatment 3
SW 3250 Families, Schools, and Community 3
Complete one of the following: 3
SW 2500 Human Biology for Social Workers and the Social Sciences
SW 3800 Social Work Internship (only available Winterim or summer)

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.