A student who plans to declare a minor in social welfare should complete the change of major/minor application online under the Student tab in his or her myBama account.
A student who is majoring in another UA college may declare a minor in social welfare, subject to the requirements of his or her college.
Social welfare minors may not take social work practice courses, including SW 440 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families, SW 441 Social Work Practice with Groups, SW 442 SW Practice with Communities, SW 443 Seminar in Generalist Practice and SW 490 Field Education.
Requirements for an undergraduate minor in social welfare are as follows:
|SW 100 or||Introduction to the Fields of Social Work Practice||3|
|SW 105||Honors Introduction to the Fields of Social Work Practice|
|SW 200 or||History of Social Welfare in the United States||3|
|SW 205||Honors History of Social Welfare in the United States|
|SW 351 or||Oppression & Soc Injustice||3|
|SW 355||Hon Oppression & Soc Injustice|
|Select nine hours of social work courses 1||9|
Electives are to be selected from among the courses open to non–social work majors and for which students completing the minor have successfully passed the appropriate prerequisites. One of these courses must be at the 300 or 400 level.