Social Welfare - Minor

A minor in social welfare is available through the joint school at St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas. A minor in social welfare is not accepted by the Council on Social Work Education as preparation for beginning level generalist social work practice. A minor is offered for a students own learning in the area of social welfare and social services. Formal application for a minor must be approved by the School of Social Work.

This minor is offered in the College for Women.


SOWK 2810Introduction to Social Work4
SOWK 3400Human Behavior and the Social Environment4
SOWK 3910Social Policy for Social Change4
Select two of the following: 8
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
Women's Issues from Global Perspectives
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Social Work Research
Total Credits20