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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018

Social Work Minor


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Description


The Social Work minor consists of nine courses (21-22 credit hours) and creates eligibility for reduced credit entry into the Andrews University MSW program. However, acceptance into the MSW program is NOT guaranteed by completing the minor.  Students MUST complete all 21-22 credit hours to become eligible for this reduced credit entry.

Minor Requirements


Total Credits: 21-22


Additional Information


Accreditation

Minors in social work and human services are NOT accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.  In addition, a minor in Social Work does NOT qualify the student as:

  • a professional social worker;
  • a member of the professional social work organization;
  • eligible for licensure by the State of Michigan or other state license;
  • eligible for full Advanced Standing in a graduate school of social work; or,
  • Social Work practice in an employment situation.

Students who are accepted into the MSW degree program at Andrews University are eligible to reduce their Master’s degree requirements by ten credits.  All courses eligible for course load reduction must have a grade of B- or better or must be retaken at either the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level.

Pre-requisites

SOWK 100 must be completed before taking SOWK320 and SOWK350. SOWK331 must be completed before proceeding to SOWK 332.  SOWK 461 must be completed before proceeding to SOWK462.

Social Work practice courses (SOWK401; SOWK402), Field Placement courses (SOWK420; SOWK435), and Professional Seminar classes (SOWK489) are not available to minors.

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