Letter in Social Welfare/Social Work
The Sociology Department offers a letter in Social Welfare/Social Work to students interested in studies leading to graduate work in social work or social policy, or preparation for employment in social welfare programs or social work agencies upon graduation.
Please visit the Sociology Undergrauate Office, 712 Thompson Hall to enroll and for additional information if needed. Upon receipt of evidence from the Undergraduate Registrar of satisfactory completion of the required work, the Chair of the Sociology Department will issue a letter of accomplishment to the student after their graduation. A copy of this letter will be kept in the Sociology department’s file for two years.
Students must take six of the following social welfare/social work courses:
244 Sociology of Immigration
328 Introduction to Social Work
340 Race Relations
341 Social Welfare
383 Gender and Society
442 Sociology of Medicine
481 Sociology of Mental Health
181 Controversies in Public Policy
214 Urban Government & Politics
220 Public Administration
280 Public Policy
380 Social Welfare Policy
381 Heath, Education & Arts Policy
350 Child Psychology
355 Adolescent Psychology
360 Social Psychology
365 Psychology of Aging
380 Abnormal Psychology
Two of these courses must be Sociology courses.
One course must be a Political Science course.
One course must be a Psychology course.
The remaining two courses may be any two from the list above.
Contact the Undergraduate Advising Office (545-4056, Thompson 722, firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Undergraduate Program Office Manager, Juliet Carvajal (545-4059, Thompson 712) to formally sign-up for the letter.