The Minor in Social Work, offered by the School of Social Work, consists of 18 units and is designed to enrich the student’s major area of study by providing an understanding of the values and structures of current human service programs within a historical and developmental framework. Admission into the minor program is based on the availability of space.
University Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.