Minor in Human Services
Human Services Minor
Students who complete the Human Services Minor will:
- Learn the values and ethics that serve as a foundation for professional social work practice.
- Be introduced to the importance of social justice as a foundation for social work and social welfare.
- Be exposed to the role of biological, social, psychological, spiritual, and cultural contexts in the lives of individuals and families, groups and communities.
- Understand the unique impact of these contexts on special population groups including racial and ethnic minority groups, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, children, older adults, and people with disabilities.
- Be introduced to the broad array of human services and populations served
- Through the social work elective, be able to achieve depth in one area of social work and social welfare.
Required Courses for the Minor in Human Services:
- SWK 160
- SWK 280
- SWK 340
- SWK 341
- SWK 381
- SWK 270/370/470