A minor in social work requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in social work courses, including 12 s.h. in courses numbered 3000 or above taken at the University of Iowa. Students complete one required course and 12 s.h. of elective course work. They must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work for the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
Social work courses required for the major are not available to students who are not admitted to the social work program.
The minor requires the following course work.
|One of these:|
|SSW:1022||Social Justice and Social Welfare in the United States||3|
|SSW:2222||Introduction to Social Work||4|
|Equivalent course from another institution (must be approved by the School of Social Work)|
Students select 12 s.h. from the following.
|SSW:3135||Global Aging (online)||3|
|SSW:3500||Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I (online and on campus)||3|
|SSW:3501||Introduction to Nursing Homes||3|
|SSW:3600||Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness II (online and on campus)||3|
|SSW:3712||Human Sexuality, Diversity, and Society||1-3|
|SSW:3729||Substance Use and Abuse (online and on campus)||3|
|SSW:3786||Death/Dying: Issues Across the Life Span||3-4|
|SSW:3797||Child Welfare Policy and Practice||3|
|SSW:3840||Human Behavior in the Social Environment (section EXW)||3-4|
|SSW:4100||Social Work in the Criminal Justice System (online)||3|
|SSW:4155||Treatment of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders (online)||3|
|SSW:4843||Social Welfare Policy and Practice (section EXW)||3|