Lake Superior State University

Minor: Social Work




Degree Requirements


Total Credits Required: 21

Required Courses:

  • SOWK110 Introduction to Social Work 3
  • SOWK201 Communication Skills in Counseling 3
  • SOWK250 Social Work Practicum 6-9
  • SOWK310 Clinical Practice and Diagnosis 3
  • SOWK344 Social Welfare Systems 3

One elective course from the following:

  • SOWK202 Social Research Methods 3
  • SOWK291 Group Counseling 3
  • SOWK301 Alternative Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management 3
  • SOWK305 Tribal Law and Government 3
  • SOWK338 Deviance 3
  • SOWK341 Addiction 3
  • SOWK391 Family Therapy 3
  • SOWK480 Grantwriting 3

The practicum may be taken for six or nine credits; nine credits are required when application for social work technician registration with state of Michigan is desired.


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