If you want a minor in social work, you will need to complete 20 hours in 300-level social work courses, specifically: SW 312, 314, 325, 340, 440, SOC 385, plus 3 credits of social work electives (e.g., SW 378, SW 400, SW 410, etc.). No grade below a C will be accepted in any required social work course. An overall GPA of 2.3 must be maintained. You can successfully combine a minor in social work with political science, psychology, sociology and other majors as well. You, however, are forewarned that a social work minor is not adequate preparation for entry-level social work employment nor for competent social work practice. You will not be eligible for social work licensure in the State of Michigan with this social work minor.
The program, therefore, only recommends B.S.W. graduates for employment within
the field of human services.