Social Work (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Social Work

Unit: Kent School of Social Work and Family Science
Academic Plan Code(s): SW _ _ MINOR

The Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work and Family Science offers a minor in Social Work which is open to all students at the University of Louisville.

The minor will require 18 credit hours of coursework. Admission to the minor requires completion of BSW 201 with a grade of C or better and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

For graduation with the minor, all required courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for the minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.

Program Requirements

BSW 201Introduction to Social Work - D1, SB3
BSW 207Historical and Contemporary Abolitionism and Anti-Racism - SB, D13
or BSW 307 Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice Practice
BSW 301Human Behavior and the Social Environment I3
BSW 302Social Welfare Policy I3
Social Work Elective (200 level or above)3
Social Work Elective (300 level or above)3
Minimum Total Hours18