The Social Work minor prepares students to work and contribute to an increasingly complex world. Student engage in community, internships and field practica in service and advocacy with a variety of organizations (like Lutheran Social Services, the Sierra Club, the Rape and Domestic Violence Crisis Center, NARAL‐ NH, the Concord Day Resource Center, NH Peace Action, NH Citizens Alliance, American Friends Service Committee, DCYF, the Bradford School, NH Red Cross, Farmsteads of New Hampshire, and Families in Transition).
Student minoring in social work will the ability to:
- apply a sociological perspective to work they do with people and professionals.
- demonstrate a broad knowledge of US and global social problems and the public and private initiatives aimed at addressing them.
- critically assess the accuracy, validity and credibility of information on U.S. and global social issues.
- clearly articulate the personal and professional strengths (attributes, skills, knowledge) they bring to the job market, and describe several (at least 3) specific employment options that they can pursue, given their background in sociology and their personal values and interests.
- advocate clearly and professionally in their communication.
All undergraduate courses are 4 credits unless otherwise noted.