Minor in Social Welfare

Why Minor in Social Welfare at Eastern?

The Social Welfare minor at Eastern University includes courses in social work, human need and diversity and child welfare, amongst others.

  • SOWK 105: Introduction to Social Work
  • SOWK 110: Human Diversity and Social Interaction
  • SOWK 205W: Social Welfare Policy I

Subtotal credit hours: 9

Electives (choose a minimum of THREE courses from the following):

  • SOWK 230: Special Topics
  • SOWK 251: Child Welfare
  • SOWK 253: Social Work with Families
  • SOWK 254: Services to the Aging
  • SOWK 256: Health and Social Welfare
  • SOWK 258: Women’s Issues and Services

Subtotal credit hours: 9