The undergraduate 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 coursework. 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. Coursework 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 in social work requires the following coursework.
|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; many courses have an online section.
|SSW:3500||Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I||3|
|SSW:3600||Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness II||3|
|SSW:3700||Introduction to Understanding Trauma and Resilience||3|
|SSW:3712||Human Sexuality, Diversity, and Society||1-3|
|SSW:3729||Substance Use and Abuse||2-3|
|SSW:3786||Death/Dying: Issues Across the Life Span||3-4|
|SSW:3797||Child Welfare Policy and Practice||3|
|SSW:3799||Selected Aspects of Social Work and Social Welfare||arr.|
|SSW:3904||Human Services Administration||2|
|SSW:4100||Social Work in the Criminal Justice System||3|
|SSW:4155||Treatment of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders||3|
|SSW:4700||Motivational Interviewing in Diverse Application||3|