Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Slippery Rock University

Social Work, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

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Social Work, Minor Program Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Core Courses
SOWK 251Introduction to Social Work3
SOWK 328Human Behavior and the Social Environment3
SOWK 340Social Welfare Institutions3
Social Work Electives
Select three of the following, at least one at 300 level or higher:9
Human Diversity
Introduction to Child Welfare
Social Justice and Equality
Crisis Intervention
Animal Assisted Interventions
Clinical and Academic Documentation for Social Work
Research Methods
Statistical Methods
Forensic Social Work
Clinical Perspectives on DSM Diagnoses
Total Hours18

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2009
Revised 8-2019