Minor in Social Work and Community Development
The Minor in Social Work and Community Development promotes active learning and understanding of the dynamics of social work and community development.
This program is an interdisciplinary program intended to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and practical experience to play a proactive role in social work & community development. It is designed in response to the mounting needs of local and international NGOs for community social workers.
Who Can Apply?
A minor in Social Work and Community Development complements majors in the social sciences, communication arts, education, economics, business, political science and management.
For a Minor in Social Work and Community Development, you must complete a minimum of 18 credits as follows:
Minor Core Requirements (9 credits)
|SWO201||Introduction to Social Work/Social Welfare||3|
|SWO210||Introduction to Community Development||3|
|SWO322||Field Work Experience I||3|
Minor Elective Requirements (9 credits)
|SWO203||Citizenship and Leadership||3|
|SWO301||Sociological Perspectives in Social Work||3|
|SWO302||Psychological Perspectives in Social Work||3|
|SWO313||Family and Child Welfare||3|
|SWO350||Social and Welfare Policies||3|
|SWO411||Sustainable Community Development: Theories & Practice||3|
|SWO201||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC311||Social Problems, Stratification and Marginalization||3|
This minor requires 18 credits. The duration will vary depending on how many of those courses can be counted as part of your major courses. Make sure to consult with your advisor.
This program is currently offered in Beirut campus.