Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Diversity and Social Welfare Minor


The Social Work Department offers a minor in Diversity and Social Welfare to undergraduates throughout the college who are interested in understanding or possibly working in the field of social welfare. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of policies, programs, and services designed to improve quality of life for the underserved, people in need of health and human services, and / or communities at large.  The minor will provide in-depth understanding of diversity factors such as age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, immigration status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation. Emphasis will be placed on the unique contribution of the social work profession as one among many working in a variety of capacities to alleviate complex social problems.