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Social Work (Minor)

The Social Work minor prepares students interested in better understanding social welfare systems which they may encounter in future employment.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
  • Bloomsburg
  • Clearfield
  • Lock Haven
  • Mansfield
Program Contact
BSW Program Director; Associate Professor of Social Work
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The minor offers information on engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation of individuals, families, groups and organizations. Additionally, it introduces students to social policies, and service provision as viewed through a diversity lens and from a systems perspective.

Students interested in the Social Work Minor should consult their advisor for information on course requirements. More information will be added to this page when available.

Courses and Curriculum

The curriculum is designed to introduce students to generalist social work practice through the application of core competencies, application of basic social work knowledge

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