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Program Overview

Program Overview

Make sense of social interactions. Decipher everyday culture and how it came about. Overall, comprehend human activity. Enhance your area of study by further understanding the individuals within it. You will gain exposure to family dynamics, race and ethnic groups, child welfare, juvenile justice and aging services. You will analyze each of these audiences, how they interact and their needs. With this, you will be able to better serve each population in your specific area of study and future career industry. 
 

Courses

Courses

Specific courses required:

  • SO 1123 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SO 2103 - The Family
  • SW 3113 - Race and Ethnic Groups

Nine hours selected from:

  • SW 2353 - Effects of Disability
  • SW 3313 - Child Welfare
  • SW 3223 - Social Work with Aging
  • SW 3333 - Juvenile Justice

Our Faculty

  • Becky Clark

    Rebecca Clark

    Chair of the Department of Social Work

    Rebecca Clark is the Chair of the Department of Social Work, Associate Professor of Social Work and the Director of the Social Work Program.

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Career Paths

Social and Human Service Assistants

Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.

Psychologists

Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments. They use their findings to help improve processes and behaviors.

Sociologists

Sociologists study society and social behavior by examining the groups, cultures, organizations, social institutions, and processes that develop when people interact and work together.