Social Work - The B.S.W. degree prepares its graduates to practice in the challenging field of helping others improve the quality of their lives. From working one-on-one with individuals and families, to conducting group work, to engaging organizations and entire communities, social workers are found in a variety of settings, striving to improve the world in which we live. B.S.W. graduates are trained as generalists, where skills can be transferred from one setting to another. Often, social workers begin their careers in settings such as child welfare, mental health, drug and alcohol programs, hospitals, nursing homes, and neighborhood centers, to name a few.
Child Welfare - The Child Welfare minor is designed for students interested in better understanding the care and protection of children in today's society. It introduces students to issues specific to children, from developmental, environmental, and social work perspectives. It is an appropriate minor for any student who will be working in roles that involve protecting vulnerable children.
Social Welfare - The Social Welfare minor prepares students interested in better understanding social welfare systems in which they may work. The minor offers information on organizations, social policies, and service provision as viewed from a systems perspective.